Observation 11807: Russula cyanoxantha (Schaeff.) Fr.

When: 2008-10-02

Collection location: Larch Mountain, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available



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Recognized by sight: does it smell like fish and does stalk stain brown but is white flushed pink at first, what color are the spores?

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No seafood odor.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-10-04 08:13:18 SAST (+0200)

I thought pretty strongly about R. xeramphalina, but there was no odor at all to this Russula, which by itself is sort of … fishy.

Too dark
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-10-03 14:56:59 SAST (+0200)

It looks too dark for R. cyanoxantha. Did you perform the other tests? firmness, taste, bruising reaction and examine the spores?

Created: 2008-10-03 02:07:36 SAST (+0200)
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