Observation 228857: Russula

When: 2015-10-24

Collection location: Turkey Point, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Eva Skific (Evica)

No specimen available

Smell: fishy



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Thank you Eva.
By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2016-01-26 19:03:55 GMT (+0000)
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2016-01-25 22:56:43 GMT (+0000)
the smell is very fishy I do not eat mushrooms, so I can not tell which are good

in Europe, people eat all non acrid-hot Russula

Mostly Russula virescens ( parvoviresescens) it is delicatesen
put a little salt an the gills and bake an top of stove when salt boils is done (cap side down)

Hi again
By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2016-01-25 19:03:00 GMT (+0000)

Eva. Do they really smell like shrimp; if so, I wonder how they would taste in butter with French fries and cole slaw on the side. Hmm. Are any of them edible, besides R xerampelina?
Ps. thanks for the info.

By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2016-01-25 15:29:32 GMT (+0000)


This is one of R. Xerampelina group

Hi Eva
By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2016-01-24 19:22:10 GMT (+0000)

Your photos remind me of R. variata, and R. cyanoxantha. If R. c. I believe KOH applied to the caps will erase the pigments then turn orangish. I don’t know many Russulas but I’m familiar with these two. Hope this helps.

By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2016-01-24 13:36:05 GMT (+0000)
idea is welcome