Observation 171740: Russula subgenus Nigricantes

When: 2014-07-25

Collection location: Canaan Wilderness, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

No specimen available

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L. luteolus, at least when young…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-30 23:03:29 EDT (-0400)

produces a lot of latex. Kinda like a white volemus. Here’s an example.
obs 140087

But old volemus can be quite dry.

I think you are right Dave and
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-07-30 12:20:58 EDT (-0400)

It did not bleed. Fruitings seemed old and were observed by Roody and Siegel.
Maybe it is a Russula? Habitat was under spruce and blueberries. There were numerous old black Russula species in the woods that day.

Walt, the gills seem…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-30 09:14:28 EDT (-0400)

widely-spaced for luteolus.

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