Name: Russula subsordida Peck
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First person to use this name on MO: Erlon Bailey

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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Russula subsordida

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Author: Peck

Citation: Bulletin of the New York State Museum 105: 40 (1906) [MB#214826]


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Russulales

Family: Russulaceae

Genus: Russula

Species: Russula subsordida

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

After a short historical summary of the species in Russula subgenus Compacta subsection Nigricantes in the United States, the microscopic features of the type specimens of four taxa from North America are described and discussed: Russula decora, R. densifolia var. paxilloides, R. sordida and R. subsordida. Previous suggestions of possible synonymies with European taxa are rejected.
Cryptogamie, Mycologie 35(3):293-309. 2014

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Illustrations: N. Y. State Mus. Bull, 105. P. 40, Pl. 99, Fig. 1-5.
This species is said by its author to differ from Russula sordida, in its viscid pileus, dingy gills, and changing to blackish more slowly.

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