Observation 16399: Russula griseoviridis McNabb

When: 2009-01-17

Collection location: Auckland, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Michael W (Michael Wallace)

No specimen available

Notes:
Showing the patches of greyish green outer membrane that form as the cap extends, this species supposedly has a mild taste!

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Quite different,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2009-01-18 17:41:18 CST (-0500)

When seen from a distance this Russula species can resemble some Amanita species due to the membranous patches on the pileus!

An extraordinary Russula
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2009-01-18 12:10:41 CST (-0500)

Wow! A distinctive Russula. I like it!

Odd indeed,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2009-01-18 05:59:38 CST (-0500)

It’s more of a grey-green membrane in the button stage that cracks and forms the patches you see, quite interesting and unique!

What an odd Russula
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-01-18 05:55:38 CST (-0500)

With a veil – thanks for sharing this!

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