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Recent observations

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Observer

mtarsa

Date

December 20, 2014 08:27 AM PST

Description

Found under a pine tree, might be R. sanguinaria(?)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

temminicki

Date

December 17, 2014 08:10 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

elyphaleth

Date

December 17, 2014 03:59 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

The Sickener Russula emetica

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 8, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Live oak/chaparral habitat.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Short-stalked White Russula Russula brevipes

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 8, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Live oak/chaparral habitat.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gallo

Date

August 9, 2014

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Square

Observer

alan707

Date

December 14, 2014 03:46 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mtarsa

Date

December 14, 2014 11:39 AM PST

Description

Brittle stalk, no latex from damaged gills.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

The Sickener Russula emetica

Observer

haylscomet

Date

December 14, 2014 11:02 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sterling

Date

December 14, 2014 12:57 PM PST

Description

Two or three dozen in the area

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Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 13, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

robberfly

Date

December 13, 2014 04:00 PM PST
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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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