Observation 178006: Russula densifolia Gillet
When: 2014-09-12
(39.8138° -74.5477° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: > Collected at the North Gate entrance to FPP.
> A single specimen growing under pitch pines on the edge of a sandy parking lot.
> Cap = 11 cm in diameter
> Stipe = 4 cm long
> Hot/acrid flesh staining red and then blackish-brown.
> In agreement with Kibby/Fatto code FHKMPSV

Microscopy:
Amyloid in Melzer’s;
[20/1/1]: L x W = 7.4-9.1 (-9.3) x (5.3-) 5.6-6.7 (-7.2) μm;
L’ x W’ = 8.3 × 6.1 μm’
Q’ = 1.35; broadly ellipsoid to ellipsoid;
Prominences up to 0.5 μm tall; well-developed partial to almost complete reticulum

Images

455017
455018
474178
Mounted in Melzer’s and viewed at x1000; 1 div = 0.465 μm
474179
Mounted in Melzer’s and viewed at x1000; 1 div = 0.465 μm

Proposed Names

46% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Keys to the Species of Russula in Northeastern North America by Kibby/Fatto
74% (3)
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Recognized by sight

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Spores: measurements and pix posted
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2014-10-26 00:18:36 EDT (-0400)
Terri, Dave and Martin,
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2014-09-14 23:36:28 EDT (-0400)

Thanks for your interest in the Russula key. I will look into procuring it for you and another MO member and let you know soon.

I’d also like…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-09-14 22:25:55 EDT (-0400)

a copy.

Hi Igor,
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-09-14 22:15:29 EDT (-0400)

I’d be interested too.

Terri

Yes
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-09-14 09:25:57 EDT (-0400)

I know any key to Russula is likely to leave the user wanting, but without it, I got nuttin’!

Russula Key
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2014-09-14 01:08:35 EDT (-0400)

Ray Fatto was a member of NJMA. The club got permission to print and sell copies after his death some 10 years ago. Interested? It’s not that expensive.

Hi IG
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-09-13 19:36:27 EDT (-0400)

Where did you get the key to Russula?

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