Observation 58032: Russula cantharellicola D. Arora & N.H. Nguyen

When: 2010-11-04

Collection location: Soquel, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jeff Riedenauer (Tamsenite)

No specimen available

One of the biggest mushrooms I have ever seen. Note I have a size 13 foot.



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30% (2)
Recognized by sight
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: The black mottling at the edge of the cap in the second photo, the robust WHITE, non-scrobiculate stipe, and the reddening gills, as well as the enormous size all suggest one of the rank Russula. Keep an eye out for chanterelles in the area!

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Nathaniel Segraves (nlsegraves)
2010-11-05 12:16:15 CST (-0500)

From the age it is very hard to tell that this is even Lactarius. What features did you use in the ID?

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