Observation 98968: Russula Pers.
When: 2012-07-02
No herbarium specimen

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The xerampelina odor…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-07-02 16:44:54 PDT (-0700)

is not what I would call “foul.” But the odor is prominently like crab or shrimp. Taste of x should be non acrid and texture not grainy.

Bruising is
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2012-07-02 15:59:55 PDT (-0700)
the only reason for the identification.

(my nose is not the best) did not have a foul smell

Still struggling to identify any russulas.:(

Thank you for the response.

Among the red capped Russulas that I find here in PA,
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-07-02 15:47:08 PDT (-0700)

only xerampelina shows the brown bruising on the gills. Did this one have the shellfish odor?

During each of the past few years, I have IDed a similar early season russula as R. xerampelina.

Created: 2012-07-02 13:26:00 PDT (-0700)
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