When: 2014-07-14

Collection location: Perry, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Notes:
On ground under balsam fir, spruce, and cedar in mixed woods. Stem bruised brownish with handling then reddish when cut. After I got it home I noticed the red had turned to gray.

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Recognized by sight: brown cap that is sticky when wet, flesh of cap and stem reddening then graying, mild odor and taste
Used references: Kuo, M. (2009, March). North American blushing russulas. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/russulas_rubescent.html

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