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unknown red Russula

Description:

fragile fleshed, red capped, white gilled Russula

Habitat:

on the ground under oaks

Notes:

Central Park, late spring and summer


1 species ID suggestions

metreebug
metreebug 4 years ago
The Sickener
Russula emetica Russula emetica

1 Comment

garylincoff
garylincoff 4 years ago

Russula emetica typically occurs in sphagnum moss areas - that is, wetland environments. This is a common dry land mushroom. It's also quite mild to the taste - not hot or peppery or acrid at all.

Manhattan, New York, USA

Lat: 40.79, Long: -73.96

Spotted on May 3, 2010
Submitted on May 3, 2010

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