Observation 174868: Russula sect. Compactae Fr.

When: 2014-08-17

Collection location: Lake Tipsoo, Highway 410, Pierce Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

5499m

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

No specimen available

Notes:
Large fruit bodies found beneath Douglas fir, Mountain hemlock, yellow cedar and Vine maple.

Deep brown, shiny (chestnut like) cap to margin where the color fades to white.

Stem: dingy and shiny like cap but grayish in color with small spots that were not removable.

Gills: Yellow in color, staining identical to shrimp Russula.

Odor: musty, sour.

Found in deep forest habitat in recent snowmelt location, heavy rainfall.

Elevation: 5499ft.

Temp: mid 70’s.

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