Observation 24725: Russula Pers.

When: 2008-11-05

Collection location: Lebanon [Click for map]

Who: Nadine (nadine modad)

No specimen available

Notes:
Fruiting body: Cap: broadly convex becoming flat with uplifted margin and slight depression in the center. Slightly sticky when wet then dry. Brownish-olive to hazel or sepia. Gills: adnate, white to buff-white at first, becoming buff-luteous in age. Stalk: cylindrical with rounded base, equal, white, sponge-like on the inside.
Dimensions: Cap: around 6cm across. Stalk: 5-9cm tall and 1.3-2cm thick.
Microscopic features: Spores: Peach to apricot in mass. Globose to sub-globose, ornamented (warty), 8-10 × 7.5-9µm.
Occurrence: solitary to scattered, on ground (humus) next to path in cedar and Acer area.
Comments and Observations: Chemical tests: positive (yellow on stem and cap). Odor: non-mushroomy

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:16 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Lebanon, Middle East’ to ‘Lebanon’

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Unidentified species
By: Nadine (nadine modad)
2009-08-25 15:09:11 CDT (-0400)

Does anyone have any idea on what the species might be?

Created: 2009-08-25 15:06:17 CDT (-0400)
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