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purple-brown russula sp.


some sort of Russula species with purple brown cap about 2 inches diameter, depressed at the center, white broadly spaced gills, brittle flesh, stem white 3/8 to 1/2 in thick.


alone on the ground in mixed woods (note the pine needles in the photo).

No species ID suggestions

1 Comment

garylincoff 7 years ago

looks like Russula variata - multicolored cap....gills should be regularly forked about halfway between cap edge and stipe

Delaware, USA

Lat: 38.59, Long: -75.13

Spotted on Aug 24, 2010
Submitted on Oct 7, 2010

Spotted for mission

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