Can anyone ID this mushroom?

Eileen Seto eseto at
Sun Aug 4 01:50:13 EST 1996

Hi there!

I stumbled across a cream-coloured mushroom that I think is a Russula
cause the stalk was pretty brittle, but I'm not sure of the species. I'm 
really interested in finding out what it was, cause it smelled distinctly 
like Amaretto. At first, I thought it might be Russula fragrantissima, but 
none of the pictures I've seen of that species in my field guides look the 

I have a picture of the mushroom in question at:

(There's also a link to my mushroom photo page from the above URL if 
anyone's interested.)


Eileen :-)

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