Observation 285167: Russula

When: 2017-07-31

Collection location: Creve Coeur Park, Maryland Heights, Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)

No specimen available

A single tiny pale yellow specimen fruiting in damp soil alongside a social path in oak-hickory woods. Cap: 2.4 cm. Stipe: 1.6 cm. X 7 mm., solid, white, off-center. Strong, unpleasant, “medicinal” odor. No reaction with KOH. Unable to obtain a spore print.


Copyright © 2017 Judi Thomas
Copyright © 2017 Judi Thomas
Copyright © 2017 Judi Thomas
Copyright © 2017 Judi Thomas
Eccentric stipe

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Thank you for the name proposal, Jacob.
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2017-08-05 18:50:39 PDT (-0700)

I wasn’t aware there are any Russulas that small. Good to know. What feature tipped you off to this genus, if I might ask?