Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 319054
Taxon: Russula pectinatoides Peck
Family: Russulaceae
Collector: Judi T.   MUOB 319054   
Date: 2018-06-08
Verbatim Date: 2018-6-8
Locality: United States, Missouri, West St. Louis
38.6735  -90.4656
Elevation: 164-164 meters (538-538ft)
Description: Original observation #319054 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: A solitary specimen in grass under two mature Oak trees on residential common ground, wet from recent irrigation. Cap: 4.8 cm., tacky, splitting, margin deeply lined and pimply with cinnamon colored spots between the lines, surface peeling away. Gills discolored with reddish-brown splotches. Stipe: 4.7 cm. X 1.1 cm., fragile, cavernous. discoloring brown where handled. KOH negative on cap, stipe, and flesh. Cream spore print. Very faint pleasant odor from crushed gills only, otherwise not readily noticeable.
Specimen Images
Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: a699afd3-3985-4b87-9d73-a6fb315421a7
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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