Observation 29680: Russula Pers.

When: 2009-12-06

Collection location: Canyon, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: BakerSt10

No specimen available

I would call this an emitica but it looks like there are new ideas out there.


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typing in the dark
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2009-12-07 21:12:18 CST (-0500)

Yes that is what I meant was R. xerampelina

Most likely
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-12-07 13:06:45 CST (-0500)

i don’t know for sure i think they may be were meaning that group i am not aware that that is a sp….

It may be a misspelling of R. xerampelina.
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-12-07 11:28:41 CST (-0500)
By: BakerSt10
2009-12-07 09:18:32 CST (-0500)

Thanks for the leads. I googled R xearpelia though and could not find anything.

i don;t think so
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2009-12-07 01:25:15 CST (-0500)

There are several species of Russulas that have creamy to yellowish gills. To name a couple R. cessans and R xearpelia both have yellowish gills.

Dry spell
By: BakerSt10
2009-12-06 23:16:24 CST (-0500)

We have been having a long so what warm dry spell. The normally white gills have yellowed due to exposure.

Definetly not
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-12-06 21:43:00 CST (-0500)

Russula emetica that sp and its varieties have white gills and spore print….