University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium
Catalog #: NCU-F-0009310
Taxon: Russula albidula Peck
Family: Russulaceae
Collector: Coker, William Chambers   1780   
Date: 1915-09-14
Locality: United States, North Carolina, at top of Lone Pine Hill, Chapel Hill.
35.922374  -79.04757 +-190m.
Description: Very peppery. Spores 5.5 - 6.5 x 6.3 x 8.5 microns. Light ocraqceous. Cap 7 cm broad, expanded, decreased in center, the very margin faintly straite or even, surface smooth, pure white with buff or brownish stains, slightly viscid when moist. Flesh soft rather thick, white, very peppery. Gills crowded, none branches, slightly decurrent, 5 - 6 cm. wide, rounded at margin, the edge finely serrate, veined at the cap. Color white than creamy. Stem 2.5 cm long, 1.5 cm broad at tip, tapering downward, pure white, solid but the center soft. Spores (of 1780) light ochraceous, subspherical to short elliptic, closely short tuberculate 5.5 - 6.5 x 6.3 - 8.5 mu.
Occurrence Remarks: See typed notes and printed in book. p. 177. These notes (inside) are ones used for our description for p. 177. In same grove as 1533, Sept. 14, 1915
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Record Id: 734d9085-5734-4ec7-b990-42453b60de21
Occurrence ID (GUID): 734d9085-5734-4ec7-b990-42453b60de21
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