Observation 28538: Russula Pers.

When: 2009-11-07

Collection location: Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Fairly large. Found under Tan Oak, D. fir and redwood. Yellow spored.

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By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-11-21 03:01:40 EST (-0500)

Mild, no odor. I don’t remember any brown staining. They kinda survived for the two days it took to take them from here to the Bio 800 class at SFSU, I should have remembered staining if it happened. The stipes on these were fairly purple, that was an interesting feature I guess.

I think in the Thiers Russula of California this is an ok match for Russula maxima.

Taste? Smell?
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-11-20 10:30:28 EST (-0500)

any brown staining?

Created: 2009-11-20 07:57:32 EST (-0500)
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