Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 7043
Taxon: Russula simillima Peck
Family: Russulaceae
Collector: Douglas Smith   MUOB 7043   
Date: 2008-03-09
Verbatim Date: 2008-3-9
Locality: United States, California, Palo Alto, Los Trancos Preserve
37.3302  -122.18
Elevation: 540-670 meters (1771-2198ft)
Description: Original observation #7043 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: White spores, and acrid taste. Not really red, but more salmon pink. The spores have smaller warts, lots of them, and a full reticulum. Also the color in the cap fades in age. Which matches the discription in the monograph of Russula's of CA fairly well.
Disposition: vouchered
Specimen Images
Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: a0be4da5-8b68-4427-8a6c-d77313790525
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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