Observation 172284: Russula Pers.

When: 2014-07-27

Collection location: Black Bear Campground, Petawawa, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Katherine (Shaynelle)

No specimen available

In the middle of a moderately rustic campground with Oaks, Pines and a few Maple trees surrounding. Approximately 100’ from the Ottawa River. Mushroom found within 5’ of gravel road in campground.


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Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Stalk looks like Russula stalks do, anyway. Something’s been nibbling at it until only a rim of cap is left, which also happens a lot with that genus. If the stalk snaps like chalk it’s Russula (unless it “bleeds” indicating Lactarius instead).

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