Observation 144414: Russula Pers.
When: 2013-09-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Cap peeled almost all the way to the center, odor unpleasant and slightly fishy, taste mild and unpleasant.

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Used references: Helene M.E. Schalkwijk-Barendsen’s “Mushrooms of Northwest North America”. “Orange and buff in the illustration, but they can also be red; there are fading spots on the cap; pale buff gills when mature; mild taste; not easily recognizable.” Under the description, p. 209, gills: white at first, then buff; intermediates." Finding this in or near a bog would clinch the identification, as paludosa means “of the bog” in Latin.

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