Observation 210491: Russula

When: 2015-07-12

Collection location: Horseshoe Bend Park, Kingwood, New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

Who: Luke Smithson (Mycofreak )

No specimen available

Notes:
I think this specimen was a little past it’s prime, but I took these notes on it:

Cap:
-50 mm wide/ flat w/ slidth depression
-dull wine color over tannis base/ mottled
-striate up to 5 mm/ striations wide and shallow

Gills:
-White
-No forking
-Adnexed (I think)

Stipe:
-57 mm long/ 11 mm wide at apex and evenly tapering to 5 mm at base
-stipe curvy w/ abrupt curve at base
-White at apex becoming brownish streaked at base
-Bruising brownish/red
-Hollow/stuffed

Odor: none / Taste: pleasant mushroomy

Spores: cream colored en masse/ little to no reticulation

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