Observation 171192: Russula brevipes Peck

When: 2014-07-25

Collection location: Lackawanna State Forest, Dupont, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Phil Yeager (gunchky)

No specimen available

Cap 8cm diameter, infundibuliform with white gills becoming light brown or tan. Many gills forked near the stipe and some forked near the margin. Two lenghts of lamellulae. Stipe white, 5 cm long x 30 cm at apex and tapering to the base. Stipe context white with orangish stains in worm holes. Pileal context white, unchanging. Taste slowly peppery with a pungent odor; possibly due to age. Specimen worm ridden. Brought to me by a friend.

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