Observation 29272: Russula nigricans (Bull.) Fr.
When: 2009-11-30
No herbarium specimen


[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:57:57 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Arora foray, Albion Field Station, Mendocino CO’ to ‘Albion Field Station, Albion, California, USA

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Recognized by sight: found in mixed conifer forest; flesh turns brown when cut

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gills turn reddish then black when bruised
By: Ryane Snow (snowman)
2009-11-30 19:08:20 PST (-0800)

one could make an argument that this may also be R. dissimulans but the two are often used as synonyms

Ryane, did you notice if the gills
By: Dave in NE PA
2009-11-30 16:11:42 PST (-0800)

bruised red for a few minutes, and then blackened?

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