Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 213318
Taxon: Russula corallina Burl.
Family: Russulaceae
Collector: Eva Skific   MUOB 213318   
Date: 2015-08-20
Verbatim Date: 2015-8-20
Locality: Canada, Ontario, Port Dover, Highway 6 and Lynn Valley Rd.
42.8341  -80.1493
Description: Original observation #213318 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: Russula corallina Burlingham, sp. nov. Pileus convex, then depressed in the center with the margin arched, 4.5 cm. broad; surface pale-rosy-pink, unevenly colored, viscid when moist, soon dry and densely pruinose, the cuticle breaking up into granules, exposing the cream-white context beneath; margin even; context mild at first, becoming acrid; lamellae white, equal, rounded at the outer ends, narrow but slightly adnate behind and forking, close; stipe white faintly tinged with pink, tapering downward, becoming hollow; spores white, elliptic, slightly echinulate, 7 x 8.7 ┬Ám.
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Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: 2e57b36c-100b-4cb0-9757-4cd460bf5923
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