Observation 90945: Lactarius rubidus (Hesler & A.H. Sm.) Methven

When: 2012-03-25

Collection location: Oakland Hills, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

Specimen available

Notes:
under oak;

Images

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note stipes: one hollow, one hollowing, several stuffed, a few solid.
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three views of same specimen.
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three views of same specimen.
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three views of same specimen.
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an unusually large but typically cinnamon colored rubidus, with a solid stipe.
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an unusually large but typically cinnamon colored rubidus, with a solid stipe.

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Comments

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the plot thickens…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-03-25 21:17:39 CDT (-0500)

here is a candy cap under oak that is NOT red, and has highly variable stipe context.

Methinks a bit of DNA analysis in this group would be useful. There is a LOT of overlap between our two purported candy cap species: rufulus and rubidus.

Created: 2012-03-25 21:00:07 CDT (-0500)
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