Observation 16129: Russula olivacea (Schaeff.) Fr.
When: 2009-01-04
Herbarium specimen reported

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31% (2)
Recognized by sight: green cap, yellow gills (and spores?), pink blush to stipe, mild flavor.
61% (2)
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Recognized by sight: seems to be a good match.

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Looks like R. olivacea.
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-01-06 18:13:30 GMT (+0000)

Looks like R. olivacea, or what we are calling R. olivacea.

Did it begin to smell on drying?
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-01-06 18:01:19 GMT (+0000)

It looks a lot like one in the xerampelina group, Russula elaeodes. I guess you have checked it with FeSo4..?

Created: 2009-01-06 17:22:22 GMT (+0000)
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