Observation 218318: Russula pectinatoides Peck
When: 2015-10-09

Notes: DESCRIPTION IS IN PROGRESS

See images: all scales are inches with 1/4 inch divisions.

Habitat: in grasses under Crepes Myrtle and Oaks. Area is under sprinklers.

Smell: strong mushroom
Taste: did not

Chemical Tests:
KOH: no reaction
Ammonia: no reaction
Iron Salts: no reaction

Spore Print: Appears white but is still scant

Spore Images: TBD
Spore Measurements: TBD

Cap: largest about 2.25 inches across. Button is rolled in, round, covered with sticky coating. Opens to convex, then finally flat with central depression. Mature is dry. Pileus color is ale tan, brown. Pileus context is thin, see photos. Margin is lined for 1-1.5 cm, some pink-brown spots. Easily breaks from stem, brittle, fragile.

Gills: Attached to stem or pulled away from stem, see photos.

Stems: all seem hollow, even the tiny one. See photos for length. Rooted at base.

Staining: None observed on tearing or cutting.

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Proposed Names

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