Observation 23792: Russula Pers.

When: 2009-07-31

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

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

Notes:
Found in Zone 15 under jack pine and quaking aspen.

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Recognized by sight: General morphology and lack of short gills.

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NOT similar to R. brevipes.
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2009-08-01 23:10:25 CDT (-0500)

This is a yellow spored species.

I…
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-08-01 12:59:40 CDT (-0500)

…wouldn’t say it was especially sandy, no.

Similar to R. brevipes
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-08-01 10:59:15 CDT (-0500)

Was this growing in sandy/well-drained area? R. brevipes often mycorrhizal with Pinus species, and frequent host for Hypomyces lactifluorum.