Observation 141149: Russula aeruginea Fr.
When: 2013-07-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On ground under balsam fir, birch , and hemlock. Cap 7 cm., green, sunken center. cuticle peels half way to center. Gills whitish. Stem 4 cm. × 1-1.5 cm., white, swollen base which bruises brown. No distinctive odor, taste mild to very slowly hot.

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Used references: Kuo, M. (2009, March). Russula aeruginea. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/russula_aeruginea.html
Based on chemical features: Cap surface orange with KOH. Stem surface pink with iron salts.

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Created: 2013-07-27 13:57:52 PDT (-0700)
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