Observation 144912: Russula nigricans (Bull.) Fr.

When: 2013-09-02

Collection location: Fairmont Springs, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Phil Yeager (gunchky)

No specimen available

Black mushroom with a central depression, and white adnate gills that turned black. Flesh white, turning black with age. Stipe whitish soon becoming black with handling. It was a bit old when found, therefore I didn’t observe any staining other than black stage. Found in mixed woods near hardwoods. All parts are brittle.

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