Observation 15145: Russula xerampelina (Schaeff.) Fr.

When: 2008-12-09

Collection location: Marble Mountain Ranch, Siskiyou Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Harlan (harlanx6)

No specimen available

In soil under Douglas fir-tanoak-madrone canopy. Aroma and taste are mild. Stipe has rose-pink tint, cap is dark liver colored.

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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-12-10 01:19:41 MST (-0700)

Russula xerampelina isn’t really identified by its colours, just by bruising brownish and the (awkward) smell of shellfish when old and on drying. Does that match this one?

Created: 2008-12-09 20:51:07 MST (-0700)
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