When: 2006-12-31

Collection location: Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

As suggested by Dimitar Bojantchev, the name was changed from Russula nigricans to R. dissimulans based on microscopic view of spores. Gills are brittle, subdistant and thick, especially the top of the gill where it attaches to the cap. Taste mild.

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Average length of 17 spores was 8.05um. The range for several warts was 0.4-0.65um.

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