Observation 23115: Russula Pers.

When: 2009-07-12

Collection location: Zaleski State Forest, Athens and Vinton Cos., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

This large firm Russula smelled and tasted mild. It smelled almost good enough to eat, if one were inclined to eat a Russula. Under mixed hardwoods; lots of maple, poplar, and beech.

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In Europe we have a form of Russula heterophylla
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-12 10:15:30 CDT (-0500)

in warmer regions that show these orange or coppery stains on the cap too altho I am convinced this is not R. heterophylla