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I'm quite sure this one belongs to the genus Russula, however I was not able to identify it further.
Thanks, Russula vinosa seems to match. Haven't eaten it (o;
Russula vinosaCap 5-15cm across; pale to dark blood red or livid purple; peeling only at margin. Gills somewhat distant; pale buff. Stem 40-150 x 15-30mm; white, flushing grayish black when bruised or with age. Flesh white, blackening. Odor not distinctive. Taste mild. Spores ovoid, 8-10 x 6.5-9µ; warts up to 0.5µ high, no connectives. Deposit ochre (E-F). Habitat in conifer woods and boggy areas. Found in Europe and northeastern North America. Season July-August. Edible. (Never eat any mushroom until you are certain it is edible as many are poisonous and some are deadly poisonous.)
Spotted on Aug 29, 2009 Submitted on May 27, 2011
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