Observation 171926: Russula claroflava Grove. ss. Melz, & Zv., J. Schff.
When: 2014-07-25
(57.4607° -111.5662° 294m)

Notes:
Approx gps (about 15m west of the point)

Features:
Pileus yellow, skin peels about half way to centre
Stipe white, somewhat grey staining when cut or handled
Not acrid, taste uninteresting (mild/ mushroomy)

Habitat:
Black spruce (picemar) forest, feather moss floor, somewhat more open here
Growing in the feather mosses, apparently mycorrhizal with the black spruces, though aspen (poputre) also in vicinity

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By: Chris Hay (hayfield)
2014-09-21 08:35:09 CDT (-0400)

That’s the one I meant – R. claraflava. I didn’t have my book on hand and was trying to remember the name. Based on my Arora notes it is the best fit for a yellow Russula with white stipe and yellow gills.

Species———————TurnsGrey?—-Acrid?
R.ochroleuca————-Y(quickly)——Y
R.claroflava/flava——Y——————N
R.lutea———————-N——————N

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