Observation 319443: Russula rugulosa Peck

When: 2018-06-11

Collection location: Bent Creek, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mike Hopping (AvlMike)

No specimen available

Found in a deciduous woods. Cap diameters in this photo to 10 cm, though the squirrels had partially eaten some a little larger. Cuticle peeled halfway to center. Gills occasionally fork near the stipe. Stipe solid and white, not bruising, no pink blushes. Taste only slowly and faintly acrid.


Russula rugulosa.jpg

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Based on microscopic features: spores 8.5-10 × 8-9 (9.5) um, creamy in deposit

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