Observation 29709: Russula Pers.
When: 2009-12-06
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Pileocystidia staining dark purple in sulphovanillin reaction

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Based on microscopic features: pileocystidia
Based on chemical features: Bright purple sulpho-vanillin stain

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By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2009-12-07 01:12:24 CST (-0600)

Cool pileocystidia. Do you have pictures of the actual mushroom?

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