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Unnamed spotting

Russula sp.

Description:

The mushroom was about one inch high and two inches wide. It was red all over.

Habitat:

In some dirt near a trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park


No species ID suggestions

4 Comments

larkinpb
larkinpb a year ago

Ok thanks :]

Machi
Machi a year ago

It is probably not possible to ID to species with these photos. Best to leave at Russula sp. for the scientific name. Many mushrooms require photos of the gills, stem, and mycelium, and some also require spore prints so it can be difficult to positively ID many mushrooms to species.

larkinpb
larkinpb a year ago

Yeah, probably, but I have no idea what kind.

Machi
Machi a year ago

Probably a Russula species

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.61, Long: -83.49

Spotted on Aug 14, 2017
Submitted on Aug 17, 2017

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