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Recent observations

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Square

Date

August 31, 1998

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Square

What

The Sickener Russula emetica

Observer

bendingtree

Date

June 30, 2015

Description

Common; dry beech-oak woods with hemlock; frequently growing in moss.

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Square

Observer

bendingtree

Date

June 24, 2015

Description

Occasional; in deep shade under hemlocks, hemlock-beech slope forest.

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damontighe

Date

June 28, 2015 05:13 PM PDT

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lg_price

Date

June 28, 2015 09:21 AM CDT

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Date

June 29, 2015 02:26 PM EDT

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Square

Observer

rcurtis

Date

June 28, 2015 04:58 PM EDT

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Square

Observer

rmedina

Date

the past

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What

Green Russula Russula virescens

Observer

rcurtis

Date

June 25, 2015 05:12 PM EDT

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Square

What

indigo milk cap Lactarius indigo

Observer

rickiewhite

Date

June 25, 2015 09:14 AM CDT

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Observer

lg_price

Date

June 23, 2015 01:44 PM CDT

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Square

Observer

benmyers

Date

June 19, 2015 11:56 AM CDT

Description

Smaller than a dime. Red top, white stalk.

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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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