Observation 149554: Russula subgenus Nigricantes
When: 2013-10-21
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: near R. dissimulans, I think

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Russula subsect. Nigricantes…
By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2013-10-23 07:13:21 JST (+0900)

…perhaps would be a better name. Is there a subgenus Nigracantes?

Nigricans
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-10-23 05:39:44 JST (+0900)

would have stained almost immediately black. Cannot be R. nigricans.

Section
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-10-23 03:15:13 JST (+0900)

the dingy, mottled colors and stature place this mushroom in that group.
The staining can be quite slow and faint, especially in this part of the subgenus, where there is a reddish phase before the eventual gray/dingy/black staining.

No staining
By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2013-10-23 02:59:51 JST (+0900)

I thought Nigricantes was a section in the subgenus Compactae, typified by its unique staining reaction. No staining? subgenus Compactae sect. Lactaroides?

Agree
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-10-23 02:28:39 JST (+0900)

with R. dissimulans, but might be very young R. nigricans. This year has been wierd. R. nigricans usually out in August, but still coming up now.

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