Observation 12829: Russula sororia (Fr.) Romell

When: 2008-10-17

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

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Cap: buff to light brown with lots of cream, at least 4 inches wide, perhaps more; Stipe: 3 inches wide at the base tapering to 1.5 inches at the cap, white with white striations; gills: off-white to creamy; they look more yellow in the photo than they actually were.



Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
86% (1)
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Used references: Aurora’s Mushrooms Demystified. Taste not very acrid, but odor spermatic. Could also be R. pectinatoides, as the gills have a definate yellowish tint to them.

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Where does one actually get MD?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2008-10-19 09:50:30 CDT (-0400)

Because no bookstores seem to carry it. Not even the big-box stores.

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