Observation 141278: Russula redolens Burl.

Scattered in soil near Liquidambar, Quercus, Betula, and Carpinus off Greenbrier
graveyard trail, GSMNP
Pileus: 36-50mm, 26D3 to 26B2 green-blue, applanate, depressed disc, shiny, smooth,
cushiony, minutely wrinkled; margin even; context white, average, soft; odor parsley
though some people are unable to detect, tastes like parsley (a little salty); KOH light
green; SP A white
Lamellae: subdecurrent, cream, narrow, even, no forking; guaiac –
Stipe: 43-50 × 10-14mm, white, smooth, minute striations, shiny; context white, stuffed,
soft; guaiac , FeSO4 pink on surface and context, PDAB
Spores: (7.8
)7.2-6.7-6.2(-5.9) × (5.9-)5.6-5.3-4.9(-4.4) µm, inamyloid plage; warts isolated, dense, amyloid, (0.65-)0.59-0.51-0.42(-0.37) µm
Basidia: frequently skinny stalked and small head, contents present in guttules, 4-septate and 2-septate(?), (40-)36-28-21(-15) × (11.3-)8.5-6.4-4.4(-4.3) µm
Gleoecystidia: not metachromatic; abundant on edges and surface, (61-)52-47-41(-40) × (12.7-)12.3-10.8-9.3(-8.4) µm, filled with contents, cylindrical with gradually tapering apex, bullet-shaped, occastional with mucro
Pileipellis: not metachromatic; suprapellis an ixopellis with multi-septate, twisting and branching end cells; pileocystidia occasional, with contents, vermiculate; suprapellis 150-160 µm, subpellis 20-40 µm, yellow in KOH

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