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unknown red Russula

Description:

fragile fleshed, red capped, white gilled Russula

Habitat:

on the ground under oaks

Notes:

Central Park, late spring and summer

1 Species ID Suggestions

metreebug
metreebug 8 years ago
The Sickener
Russula emetica Russula emetica


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1 Comment

garylincoff
garylincoff 8 years ago

Russula emetica typically occurs in sphagnum moss areas - that is, wetland environments. This is a common dry land mushroom. It's also quite mild to the taste - not hot or peppery or acrid at all.

garylincoff
Spotted by
garylincoff

Manhattan, New York, USA

Spotted on May 3, 2010
Submitted on May 3, 2010

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