When: 2008-01-08

Collection location: Santa Rosa, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Drechsler (debdrex)

No specimen available

Notes:
Numerous under live oak. Pileus viscid when wet. Gills stained red/brown, as is base of stipe. Pileus 5.3cm, stipe 1.8cm, total height 6.5cm.

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Russula cerolens Shaffer (1972), not Z. Schaef.
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2009-06-26 12:37:40 CDT (-0500)

Z. Schaef. was copied from Index Fungorum. It is wrong.

The species was described by Robert Shaffer in

North American Russulas of the Subsection foetentinae
Robert L. Shaffer
Mycologia, Vol. 64, No. 5 (Sep. – Oct., 1972), pp. 1008-1053

I almost copied the same error…

D.