Observation 196625: Russula xerampelina (Schaeff.) Fr.

When: 2015-01-11

Collection location: Coastal Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Very dry conditions for weeks: no odor.

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Recognized by sight: cap colors a mix of blackish purple and wine red with lighter areas, sticky when wet, 1/4 peeling; cream gills; solid white stem flushed with pink, base yellowing then browning with handling; firm (hard) white context; mild odor and taste; on ground under conifers
Based on chemical features: FeSO4 green on stem

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