When: 2013-06-15

Collection location: Obetz, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Django Grootmyers (Heelsplitter)

No specimen available

Notes:
Some caps slightly pinkish. Most caps half buried, but some above ground. Bruising brown. Strong scent like slightly overripe bananas or plantains. Stem and general texture Russula-like. On a hilltop between pin oaks (Quercus palustris) and shagbark hickories (Carya ovata).

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Davide
By: Django Grootmyers (Heelsplitter)
2016-12-22 19:58:33 EST (-0500)

Macowanites is polyphyletic within Russula. According to Bart Buyck, this is a gasteroid species in subgenus Polychromidia. I will be sending specimens of this taxon to him and they will likely be sequenced.