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Jodoform-Täubling

Russula turci

3 Species ID Suggestions

arlanda
arlanda 10 years ago
Russula?
Russula Russula
LucBertrand
LucBertrand 10 years ago
can be a variety of cortinarius violaceus
cortinarius violaceus JEC - Gallery 4
arlanda
arlanda 10 years ago
crab brittlegill?
Russula xerampelina? Russula xerampelina (Schaeff.) Fr. - 6012


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20 Comments

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 9 years ago

added to Biodiversity in Germany

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 9 years ago

Added to mission "Poisonous and Deadly Fungi"

arlanda
arlanda 10 years ago

In any case, a lot of fun trying to find out

arlanda
arlanda 10 years ago

That Russula turci seems a very good candidate.
I did not know russulas could be so complicated.
Good work!

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 10 years ago

You've been right with your doubts, arlanda - I checked it over and found that one matching quite better: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russula_tur...

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 10 years ago

Nah... you've been the one who narrowed it down to Russula - thanks again for that.

arlanda
arlanda 10 years ago

you must be right. Too difficult for me!

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 10 years ago

Russula xerampelina isn't it. Way too brown. The color on the photo shows pretty much the original color. The Sickener is too bright red and the velenovskyi is the only other red one (in Europe). I still believe it is the right one.
Decoloration doesn't necessarily mean that color has to fade into white - it just means that color reduces itself in saturation.

arlanda
arlanda 10 years ago

russula xerampelina (crab brittlegill or shrimp mushroom) seems a good
candidate. The identification key is that it smells to shell fish.
The pictures in
http://www.asturnatura.com/fotografia/se...
are very similar

LucBertrand
LucBertrand 10 years ago

I think this is the right I saw this on google :) http://mycorance.free.fr/valchamp/champi...

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 10 years ago

Did you check the google-galleries, arlanda? There are a couple of examples that match perfectly.

arlanda
arlanda 10 years ago

I've seen in a guide that Russula velenovsky should decolorate in the center.
In your second pic looks the opposite. These red russulas are very complicated. Maybe is a different one ;)
check http://www.asturnatura.com/fotografia/se...
Sorry it is in spanish

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 10 years ago

Thank you, Luc. The shot could have been a bit sharper (distortion due to the lighting) and the mushroom with less "gravel" on the hat, though...

LucBertrand
LucBertrand 10 years ago

oh yes I agree with arlanda , the shape looks more like Russula :)

LucBertrand
LucBertrand 10 years ago

Yesterday I buy a magazine photo. (Hunter Image) They talk about "macro-landscape" style, that is gaining popularity. This is a good example of macro-landscape . Your photo is very beautiful I add to my favorites now.:) congratulation

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 10 years ago

Haha, no, I did not...but I read the note about it, too :)

arlanda
arlanda 10 years ago

Just a question, did you try the taste? hahaha
According to the guides unedible ones are very peppery but
Russula velenovsky is edible!!

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 10 years ago

Thanks arlanda for the help - and I think you nearly hit it.
I spotted it in beechwoods and this makes me quite sure that it's a Russula velenovskyi (Ziegelroter Täubling in German, which means in English "brick-red" - I checked the google-picture-directory and it appears to fit.

arlanda
arlanda 10 years ago

The best way to distinguish them is by their consistency: unlike other mushrooms, Russulas have a distinctive flesh consistency, an uncommon brittleness.
It is difficult to distinguish different species; odour and taste play an important role.

Wild Things
Wild Things 10 years ago

Lovely colours.

LarsKorb
Spotted by
LarsKorb

Hohenhorn, Schleswig-Holstein (Landmasse), Germany

Spotted on Sep 19, 2011
Submitted on Sep 19, 2011

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