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Russula mushroom

Russula emetica


Around 750 worldwide species of ectomycorrhizalmushrooms compose the genus Russula. They are typically common, fairly large, and brightly colored – making them one of the most recognizable genera among mycologists and mushroom collectors. Their distinguishing characteristics include usually brightly coloured caps, a white to dark yellow spore print, brittle, attached gills, an absence of latex, and absence of partial veil or volva tissue on the stem.

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Arkansas, USA

Lat: 35.89, Long: -91.54

Spotted on May 26, 2016
Submitted on May 27, 2016

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