Observation 24038: Russula lutea (Huds.) Gray
When: 2009-08-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found under aspen….not graying….I ate them for supper and they were good

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What has been called chamaeleontina is now R. risigallina
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-08-09 16:32:54 PDT (-0700)

with more orange colors and a smell reminiscent of roses when drying out or at the beginning of fading away, and what has been called R.lutea is now R. acetolens with a smell reminiscent of vinegar under the same conditions. But in R.chamaeleontina there was probably R. ochracea included, a very rare and still dubious species. So your collection is Russula acetolens.

The name game here
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-08-09 09:49:33 PDT (-0700)

is such a mess, and not settled yet.. I prefer to call it lutea because it has been known as that for a long time. I don’t think chamaeleontina is useful either, I think it included a relative with more rosy to orange colours.

is it now called
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-08-09 09:17:27 PDT (-0700)

Russula chamaeleontina

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