Russula fragrantissima Romagn.
Pgrunow MUOB 299282
Verbatim Date: 2017-11-18
United States, California, San Mateo, Memorial County Park
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.
Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: e4ba3500-0382-4516-b321-e982c40adebe