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Observation 11985: Russula Pers.

When: 2008-10-04

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

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Used Aurora’s Mushrooms Demystified key to reach this identification. Cap 3.5-4.5 inches wide, light yellow on cream-colored background, extremely viscid when picked in a rainstorm (rather like any other mushroom picked in a rainstorm). Stipe white, does not change color after being scratched, thick, solid; gills white, fairly thick and well-spaced; cap so viscid it appears to have a thick clear gelatinous top.


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By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-10-04 21:19:15 PDT (-0700)

I have just added photos from another Russula which appears to be similar enough to R. cremoricolor to include them here.

may be too dark
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2008-10-04 21:07:02 PDT (-0700)

David Arora (pg97 in MD) said that the cap is is white to pallid or pale yellow not orange yellow, is it acrid or hot tasting?
Remember there are probably a dozen other russulas whith that color,