Observation 136340: Russula fragiloides Murrill
When: 2013-06-12
Collection location: Alva, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Notes: found in sandy soil covered with detritus (leaf litter, oak wood, etc) under oaks in old growth oak hammock spotted with 50+ year old slash pines and many huge, old sabal palms (that are unfortunately completely taken over and covered by old world climbing fern)…

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Recognized by sight: extremely small (pileus had a diameter of about 2 cm); cream to yellowish spore print
Used references: Kimbrough, James W. (2000). Common Florida Mushrooms. University of Florida: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. ISBN 0-916287-30-0. http://ifasbooks.ifas.ufl.edu/...
56% (1)
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Recognized by sight: On second thought and more looking into it… these look way too small to be anything but R. fragiloides, which Kimbrough described as the smallest red Russula in FL (pileus between 2-3 cm wide)…
Used references: Kimbrough, James W. (2000). Common Florida Mushrooms. University of Florida: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. ISBN 0-916287-30-0. http://ifasbooks.ifas.ufl.edu/...

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