Observation 14134: Russula Pers.

When: 2008-11-13

Collection location: Oak Bottom Campground, Siskiyou Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Harlan (harlanx6)

No specimen available

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Could be R. alutacea
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-11-14 08:02:50 PST (-0800)

See my recent observation 14107. In Aurora, the species is somewhat variable, and specimens with this dark a cap are also mentioned in the description. But without a specimen in hand, probably not possible to give a positive identification. Certainly looks similar, though: straw-colored gills, stipe and flesh not bruising, dark purplish-colored center, striate edges, etc.

Created: 2008-11-13 20:33:34 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2010-12-09 11:53:54 PST (-0800)
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