Observation 10778: Russula Pers.

When: 2008-08-22

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

In pine woods; maybe R. brevipes.

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Recognized by sight: Pictures don’t have enough resolution to get to species
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Recognized by sight: the craking of the edges

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By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2008-09-10 08:59:09 CDT (-0400)

This was in a sandy area near birch and pine where I’d previously seen R. brevipes, so it’s probably that.

The centrally-depressed cap suggests Lactarius to me.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-09-10 06:26:15 CDT (-0400)

Could also be Russula brevipes. Need to make a cut no the gills for these: white latex = Lactarius; no latex probably Russula.