Observation 153912: Russula brevipes Peck
When: 2013-11-28
(47.6397° -122.5623° 27m)
No herbarium specimen

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Plenty of NW Lobsters
By: Joe Cohen (Joe Cohen)
2013-11-30 16:49:28 GMT (+0000)

We do have plenty of them. (But it’s now too late in the year for edible ones in the PNW.)
For example:

(Of course, the Search result and Occurrence Map vastly undercount the actual occurrences because many folks tend to avoid posting occurrences of: (1) good edibles, or (2) common species.)

I see,
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-11-30 02:06:03 GMT (+0000)

I had heard that lobster mushrooms were more of an east coast thing (and SW) but not so abundant on the west coast which is why I asked. Glad to hear that is not the case as they are delicious.

By: Joe Cohen (Joe Cohen)
2013-11-30 01:20:32 GMT (+0000)

Russula brevipes taken over by Hypomyces lactifluorom is our Lobster mushroom.

Are these
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-11-30 00:34:48 GMT (+0000)

often parasitized by Hypomyces lactifluorum in your area?

Created: 2013-11-29 23:25:09 GMT (+0000)
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