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scadwell

Date

August 2, 2015 09:15 AM EDT

Description

Latex acrid. Inrolled margin, velvety cap, and distant gills, per Kuo's description at http://www.mushroomexpert.com/lactarius_subvellereus_subdistans.html

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littleriver

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August 3, 2015 11:12 AM EDT

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reallifeecology

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July 26, 2014 02:41 PM EDT

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reallifeecology

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July 26, 2014 02:41 PM EDT

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reallifeecology

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July 26, 2014 02:41 PM EDT

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What

Blue-green Cracking Russula Russula parvovirescens

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reallifeecology

Date

July 26, 2014 02:36 PM EDT

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What

Green Quilt Russula Russula crustosa

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reallifeecology

Date

July 26, 2014 02:36 PM EDT

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reallifeecology

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July 26, 2014 02:36 PM EDT

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reallifeecology

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July 26, 2014 02:36 PM EDT

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July 26, 2014 02:35 PM EDT

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reallifeecology

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July 26, 2014 02:35 PM EDT

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What

Firm Russula Russula compacta

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

July 26, 2014 02:35 PM EDT
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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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