Notes: Under coast live oak.
Flavor very mild.
Gills close, not alternating between long and short.
Spores ornamented, amyloid and subglobose, 8 – 9 × 7 – 8 micrometers.
Cap peels 20% of the way from the margin to the disc.
Cheilocystidia abundant, flexuous, cylindrical. Pleurocystidia shaped like the large oxygen tank on the space shuttle, often with a sharp apex.
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I took some better pictures of the spores. When I mounted them in melzers reagent it was easy to see the amyloid spores and ornamentation.
But Russula don’t have smooth spores…
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