Observation 14172: Hygrophorus russula (Schaeff.) Kauffman

When: 2008-11-14

Collection location: Gopeš, Bitola, Macedonia [Click for map]

Who: stavros zografos (stavrosfl)

No specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:47 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘GOPES BITOLA MACEDONIJA’ to ‘Gopeš, Bitola, Macedonia’


Hygrophorus russula certainly does look like a Russula until you inspect it closely: its flesh is not at all crumbly and brittle like the flesh in russulas. Truth be told, however, it looks a lot more like a russula than a waxy cap, which is what it is. Two of the most well known defining features ...

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Do I see remnants of a cortina?
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-07-03 14:06:23 PDT (-0700)

Then I’d guess Hygrophorus purpurascens. No conifers nearby?

Created: 2008-11-14 14:46:29 PST (-0800)
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