Observation 82741: Russula densifolia Gillet

When: 2011-11-15

Collection location: Bolinas Ridge, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available

These were growing under mixed hardwoods and perhaps a conifer.
Caps up to 9.7 cm across and which bruised blackish brown. The context of the cap and stem turned reddish when cut and then eventually gray.
The spores were whitish, amyloid, and were ~ 7.0-9.0 X 5.8-7.0 microns, moderately warted and with partial reticulations.
No strong odor and a mild taste.

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Used references: The Agaricales of California 9. Russula by Harry Thiers.

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