Observation 15855: Russula eccentrica Peck

When: 2008-12-29

Collection location: Marble Mountain Ranch, Siskiyou Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Harlan (harlanx6)

No specimen available

In loose soil under a large tanoak, under douglas fir-tanoak-madrone canopy. A very white mushroom with a slight rosy tint to the top of the cap. It’s very asymmetrical, almost like an oyster mushroom. The stem is very firm and solid. It has a pleasant mushroom aroma and a mild taste. It erupted after days of snow, followed by days of rain.


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