Observation 143236: Russula Pers.
When: 2013-08-18
Collection location: Perry, Maine, USA [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Cap 5 cm., rose red with purple sunken center (dark purple in button stage), mottled. Gills cream. Stem whitish, 34 mm. × 8 mm., soft, stuffed. Pleasant almost fruity odor. Mild taste. No bruising. FB’s dry and possibly faded as a result. On mossy ground in mixed woods that include beech, birch and balsam fir.

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Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America by Roger Phillips
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