Observation 213855: Russula Pers.

When: 2015-08-24

Collection location: Gorham, Cumberland Co., Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Michael Kennedy (m005kennedy)

No specimen available

Notes:
Found along a trail after a good amount of rain. Purple capped mushroom with gills.

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gills
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no observed color change when split

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Mix of purple and olive-ish
By: Dmitriy Bochkov (convallaria)
2015-08-25 11:01:23 CDT (-0400)

suggests Russula cyanoxantha or something in that group

could be Russula xerampelina
By: Michael Kennedy (m005kennedy)
2015-08-25 10:33:55 CDT (-0400)

I must admit I did not notice a smell and I did not taste it, but the color of the cap seems to match other descriptions? I am new at this.

Created: 2015-08-24 12:16:30 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2015-09-01 03:33:43 CDT (-0400)
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