Observation 17491: Russula Pers.

Cap pale, cream colored with dull pinkish blotches at center. Slightly lubricious (possibly viscid when fresh). Cap KOH negative, FeSO4 negative.

Lamellae white, abruptly adnexed. No lamellulae Light pink in ~15 seconds in 3% KOH.

Stipe off-white, nearly smooth. Fairly firm. KOH negative, gray-green to darker green in FeSO4.

Taste acrid, odor mild.

Spores: 8 × 6 μm. Finely, but somewhat densely spotty-reticulate. Reticulae incompletely connected.

Basidia rather fat. Cheilocystidia mucronate.
Pileocystidia narrowly cylindrical-stangulate, negative in sulphovanillin.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:05 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘UCSC’ to ‘University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA


Copyright © 2009 Christian F. Schwarz
Copyright © 2009 Christian F. Schwarz
Copyright © 2009 Christian F. Schwarz
Basidia in Melzer’s reagent.
Copyright © 2009 Christian F. Schwarz
Pileocystidia in sulphovanillin.
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Spores at 1000x in Melzer’s reagent.
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Gray-green reaction of stipe base in FeSO4.

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