Observation 51837: Russula sect. Compactae Fr.
When: 2010-09-01
(45.809942° -77.139795° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These were ubiquitous in Zones 04 and 06. The pictured specimen was in Zone 04 under mixed mostly hardwoods (red and white pine likely present close by, Balsam fir a definite; hardwoods include Acer sp., Betula allegheniensis, Betula papyrifera).

These are funnel-shaped with decurrent lamellae including lamellulae. Brittle and other things point to Russulales and this particular one exuded no latex when I snapped a piece off the cap edge (this damage is visible in two of the photos).

These seemed smaller and “tidier” than the typical R. brevipes.

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