Observation 207682: Russula mutabilis Murrill
When: 2015-06-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Fruiting singly from grass under a mature Oak Tree. Cap: 8 cm., lined margin, bruises deep red easily and quickly, strong odor of almond extract. Stem: 5.5 cm. tall X 1.7 cm. wide, yellow discoloring reddish brown. Flesh pale yellow/creamy. White spore print.

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Incredible amount of blood red bruising.
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Used references: Kuo’s “Mushrooms of the Midwest”, p.345

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By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-06-27 16:39:35 BST (+0100)

Funny! To me it looked more like a bloody Russula massacre.

Russula pretending to be Tricholoma… neat
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2015-06-25 23:08:33 BST (+0100)

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