Observation 169061: Russula parvovirescens Buyck, D. Mitch. & Parrent
When: 2014-06-29
(38.53° 78.15° )
No herbarium specimen

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Used references: Macrofungi associated with Oaks, p. 178
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Used references: Roody, p. 234

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By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-07-06 15:32:34 EDT (-0400)

At least five Russulas in the east that can be green and have either quilting or crust or a striate margin. There seems little agreement on which is which. I found something very similar to this collection this past weekend in Sky Meadows SP. (http://mushroomobserver.org/169133). I reserve R. parvovirescens (http://mushroomobserver.org/55480?q=23mPk)for the large ones – over 4" – and interestingly, many of those often have at least one reddish stain somewhere on the cap.

R. crustosa, R. parvovirescens, R. subgraminar, R. variata, R. virescens, R. etc.

Thanks Debbie
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2014-07-06 07:03:12 EDT (-0400)

For the references. It’s high season for Russulales here in Culpeper! Penny

probably parvovirescens …
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-07-05 13:26:55 EDT (-0400)

although there are also a few greenish quilted cryptic species.

here’s a nice page on parvovirescens from Bart Buyck’s website, “Russulales News:”

http://www2.muse.it/russulales-news/tx_photos.asp?index=7373

Kuo also has a nice page on this, with plenty of microscopy details:

http://tinyurl.com/otx3ydc

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