Observation 210531: Russula

When: 2015-07-17

Collection location: Castle Rock State Park, Oregon, Ogle Co., Illinois, USA [Click for map]

Who: T. Nelson

No specimen available

Growing on the ground in a mixed woodland.


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Recognized by sight: Russula are easy to identify by genus by breaking the stipe. If it snaps like chalk, likelyl Russula.

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Additional information.
By: T. Nelson
2015-07-18 13:23:33 CDT (-0400)

I should have added additional pictures of this mushroom. After picking, both the stem and the cap began showing a wine-colored blush.