Observation 113981: Russula ballouii Peck

When: 2012-10-20

Collection location: Orange Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jimmie Veitch (jimmiev)

No specimen available

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May not be a single species, thinker.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-10-21 10:14:20 MST (-0700)

While the cracked stipes look similar, the larger specimen’s stipe flares and enlarges at the cap. Other specimens look like the stipe may taper towards the cap. There is also the strong appearance of Lactarius on the smaller specimens. Were any of the sporocarps tested for latex?