Observation 2360: Russula

When: 2007-01-27

Collection location: Albion, Mendocino Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Ok, I was giong to be done with the Albion observations for the year, but I did have these funny little photos. I don’t know what species this is, and it is so unique it doesn’t really help anyone in understanding mushrooms. But they are pretty funny photos, so I thought people might want to see them.

I believe this was found by Hugh Smith, and he has other photos over at Bay Area Myco. Society group on Yahoo Groups.

I looked at this and said – hey I think this is Strobilurus russula. And that actually got some chuckles, what a bunch of geeks.

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By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2007-02-07 17:54:48 CST (-0600)

I chuckled too. Guess I’m a geek! But I doubt anyone’s surprised by that.