Observation 76832: Russula versicolor Jul. Schäff.

When: 2011-09-17

Collection location: Larkspur, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available

Smallish tacky caps up to 4.3 cm across with readily peelable cuticles.
Pale yellow to yellow spore print with spores ~ 6.1-7.1 X 5.8-6.1 microns, moderately warty and little or no reticulations. Appeared to have an oil droplet.
Taste seemed mild.
Growing under planted Birch.



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Nice yellow color
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-09-20 21:21:45 CDT (-0500)

Very good photo of the yellow at the base of the stipe in this species. I have been trying to get a good photo of it for years and still can’t seem to capture it in a photo. The cap color lives up to its name: versi-color.

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