Observation 46101: Russula Pers.

When: 2010-05-30

Collection location: Rockville, Maryland, USA [Click for map]

Who: Michael Waisberg (waisberg)

No specimen available

Habitat: Solitary, growing on grass

Pileus height – 9 mm
Pileus diameter – 36 mm
Stipe length – 30 mm
Stipe diameter at apex – 10.5 mm
Stipe diameter at middle – 10.5 mm
Stipe diameter at base – 13.5 mm

Pileus – dry, cracked and with some dirt on top, red/purple color, flat/narrowly depressed, margin is uplturned, crisped. Semi-round. Smell is non-distinctive. Taste is somewhat peppery.
Hymenium- gilled, white, sub-distant, adnexed, moderately broad, smooth
Stipe – central, hollow with spongy like content, slightly large at base, white, soft, inserted.

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[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:19 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Rockville, Maryland’ to ‘Rockville, Maryland, USA

Proposed Names

81% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Hall, I.R. et al (2003). Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the World.
Roody W.C. (2003). Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians.
83% (1)
Recognized by sight

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