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Brownish Russula

Observed: 31st August 2013 By: AmadanAmadan’s reputation in Fungi and LichensAmadan’s reputation in Fungi and LichensAmadan’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Growing in peak on a path under oaks. The scale in picture 2 is in mm.
Smell and taste mild, mushroomy. Cap peeled when torn, did not feel sticky. Stipe and gills bright white.

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

dejayM's picture

The darter, the compass and the Flirt

Might this be R.vesca? In my day we ate all we could find.
Enlarge the picture here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russula_vesca
Obviously we cannot be certain from a photo.

Amadan's picture

It was on my list -

But so were brunneoviolacea and cyanoxantha.
Really not sure: hoping for a positive identification here.