Observation 153912: Russula brevipes Peck

When: 2013-11-28

Collection location: Bainbridge Island, Kitsap Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

47.6397° -122.5623° 27m

Who: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)

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Plenty of NW Lobsters
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2013-11-30 08:49:28 PST (-0800)

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)
2013-11-29 18:06:03 PST (-0800)

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 (Joseph D. Cohen)
2013-11-29 17:20:32 PST (-0800)

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

Are these
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-11-29 16:34:48 PST (-0800)

often parasitized by Hypomyces lactifluorum in your area?

Created: 2013-11-29 15:25:09 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2013-11-29 17:18:43 PST (-0800)
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