Red stipe, red cap, white gills,chalky texture, growing in grass near spruce coastal forest
bright red sticky cap, pink stipe. growing in grass near shore pines
In beech forest
En Mesa Montoro, Aguascalientes, México
Found within the area of Noble View hiking area.
Not quite sure if this is actually a Russula Mariae. Any suggestions are very welcome.
Maybe Russula queletii? Under mixed redwood/pine.
The Russulaceae are a family of fungi in the order Russulales. According to a 2008 estimate, the family contains 1243 species. Its species typically have fruit bodies with friable, chalk-like stalks, that break with a distinct crack, somewhat like a carrot but with porous flesh (see below). Microscopically, the cells are not all long thin hyphae, which would provide strength and more fibrous appearance when broken. Instead, the flesh contains also many large spherical cells ("sphaerocysts"),...