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Short-stemmed Russula

Russula brevipes

Description:

Very dry mushroom, numerous in the area, growing under variety of broadleaf trees, pale cream to striking white.

Habitat:

Mixed woods

Notes:

It is an edible though unremarkable unless parasitised by Hypomyces lactifluorum transforming it into a Lobster Mushroom, a choice edible.

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1 Comment

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 8 years ago

I believe you are correct pouihi and thank you

chesterbperry
Spotted by
chesterbperry

East Ridge, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Aug 31, 2012
Submitted on Sep 1, 2012

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