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Short-stemmed Russula

Russula brevipes


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


Mixed woods


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 8 years ago

I believe you are correct pouihi and thank you

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East Ridge, Tennessee, USA

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

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