Observation 170549: Russula cyanoxantha (Schaeff.) Fr.

When: 2014-07-18

Collection location: Washington Co., Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Notes:
On ground in pine duff in mixed woods.

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Recognized by sight: pinkish purple cap, skin peeling 1/2 way to center; gills spotting brownish, not forked; stem brittle flushed with lilac; mild odor and taste, white spore deposit.
Used references: Kuo, M. (2009, March). Russula cyanoxantha. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/russula_cyanoxantha.html and Raymond McNeils photos : http://www.bing.com/...
Based on chemical features: KOH on cap orangish

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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