Observation 14329: Russula Pers.

When: 2008-11-17

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

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Fungus is about 2 inches wide, cap splitting under many hemlock roots, cap flesh white, brittle; cap coloration maroon to fuschia, tuberculate-striate, fading to almost white at the edge; stipe white with a yellow tint (could be from humus, too), about 3 inches long. Gills white to slightly cream-colored.


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Used references: Arora’s Mushrooms Demystified, Keys out to R. emetica group

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