Observation 23396: Russula Pers.

When: 2009-07-21

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

A bright orange, fist-sized Russula growing solitary in Zone 05 near the triple junction of Zones 05, 06, and 07. It was near the base of a stump, original tree species unidentified. The dominant trees there are red and white pine.

The red-pine-containing area encompassing Zones 05, 07, 08, and 24 were extraordinarily busy today with mushrooms. Coming up are several observations taken within a single area of a few square meters in Zone 24, for example.

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