Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 299282
Taxon: Russula fragrantissima Romagn.
Family: Russulaceae
Collector: Pgrunow   MUOB 299282   
Date: 2017-11-18
Verbatim Date: 2017-11-18
Locality: United States, California, San Mateo, Memorial County Park
37.279  -122.297
Description: Original observation #299282 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: Under tanoak by Pescadero Creek Rd Fishy odor (somewhat like xerampelina) at first, becoming stronger with a cerolens-like component over time. Always unpleasant. Spores creamy white Taste mild (not acrid) but atrocious About 17.5 cm across at widest point, all fruitbodies deeply funnel shaped Stipe solid (see images) and thick. Not easy to cut, but cutting cleanly when done so. Gills easy to cut. Definitely not lactarius. Cap moist and weakly viscid.
Specimen Images
Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: e4ba3500-0382-4516-b321-e982c40adebe
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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