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pirumparum

Date

August 25, 2014 01:52 PM EDT

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Square

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damontighe

Date

January 23, 2015 03:58 PM PST

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Square

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damontighe

Date

January 23, 2015 03:48 PM PST

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No photos or sounds

Observer

bjoelle

Date

January 17, 2015

Description

Actually species was chrysorheus which was found near Lake George at the CYO camp along the trail, small species growing under Doug Firs in moss or around stones (in the ground). Obvious ringed cap. But was keyed out in class in MD pg 68.

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Observer

zabbey

Date

January 12, 2015 08:30 AM PST

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What

Russula (Russula) Genus Russula

Observer

biosam

Date

January 11, 2015 02:39 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Date

December 19, 2014 11:56 AM CET

Description

I guess this should be one Russula sp., was never sure about ID of those differently coloured mushrooms.
Sometimes we collected them and ate them fried and salted, calling the mushrooms "Brätlinge", the official german term for the genus is "Täublinge".
The place i found it is in front of the well known cave Repolusthöhle, where the oldest human tools of stone are said to have been found in Austria.

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gbentall

Date

January 8, 2015 10:30 AM PST

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Square

Date

the past

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What

indigo milk cap Lactarius indigo

Observer

claritaalicia

Date

October 10, 2013

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Observer

claritaalicia

Date

July 22, 2012

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Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 8, 2015 10:56 AM PST

Description

Under oaks, about 3" high.

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Description from Wikipedia

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"),...

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