Observation 13028: Russula cascadensis Shaffer

When: 2008-10-21

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

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

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Used references: Aurora’s Mushrooms Demystified
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Mixed indeed. R. cascadensis, could be, but …
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2008-10-23 13:28:06 CDT (-0400)

The collection is clearly mixed as Darvin noted. The Russula could be cascadensis, but could be any member of the white Compactae. R. cascadensis is described with a lignicolous habit and my own observations support that. It can very easily be distinguished microscopically by its unusually small and broadly ellipsoid spores. Here are my collections

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Mixed collection
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-10-23 12:16:36 CDT (-0400)

The bottom three photos look like Clitocybe and the top few photos are Russula.

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