Observation 149020: Hygrophorus monticola A.H. Sm. & Hesler

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Recognized by sight: Brownish, slightly viscid cap, strong almond extract/cherry pit odor. Cap flushing vinaceous red in age and when dry.
Based on microscopic features: Spores 12-15 × 6-8µm

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By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2013-10-17 17:27:05 PDT (-0700)

that’s a Russula. The reddish flushing was very subtle until later at home and after drying.

Is that a Russula at back left?
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-10-17 17:19:06 PDT (-0700)

Or is that one of the rose-flushed older fruitbodies?

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