Observation 183535: Russula Pers.

When: 2014-10-17

Collection location: Marquette Park, Gary, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dylan Moore (Dmoore444)

No specimen available

Macroscopic Observations:

Habitat: black oak woods
Habit: scattered to solitary
Pileus size: over 60 mm
Pileus color: bright red
Pileus surface: dry, dull, smooth
Pileus margin: not striate
Pileus shape: broadly convex, slightly depressed
Stipe location: central
Stipe surface: smooth
Stipe color: white to off-white
Stipe length: 57 mm
Stipe width: 12 mm
Stipe content: stuffed
Stipe shape: equal
Stipe base: inserted
Hymenium: gills
Gill/Lamellae: regular with no tiers
Gill attachment: adnate
Gill margin: even and concolorous
Gill color: cream
Gill length: 23 mm
Annulus: none
Volva: none
Spore print: cream

Microscopic Observations:
Spore shape: orbamented and globose spores
Spore size range of 10 spores (micrometers):
Length 6.16-8.47
Width 6.16-8.47

Proposed Names

60% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified.
-29% (3)
Recognized by sight: I don’t know of any maroon-capped Phylloporus, but the yellow, crowded gills sort of resemble that.

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