Observation 171073: Russula dissimulans Shaffer
When: 2014-07-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing in moss/grass under old oaks. Flesh reddens upon injury.

Microscopy:
[20/1/1]; L x W = (7.9-) 8.4-9.8 (10.0) x 6.0-7.0 (-7.9) um
L x W = 9.0 × 6.8 um
Q = 1.24-1.39 (-1.43); Q = 1.33;
Spores are ovoid to broadly ellipsoid; warts under 0.4 um; connectors forming a partial reticulum

Images

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Stained with 5% Lugol’s and reconstituted in water; viewed at x1000; 1 div = 0.465 um
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Stained with 5% Lugol’s and reconstituted in water; viewed at x1000; 1 div = 0.465 um

Proposed Names

57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: 1) Keys to the Species of Russula in Northeastern North America by Kibby/Fatto
2) MushroomExpert.com
Based on microscopic features: Seen Notes

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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