Name: Russula imitatrix Homola & Shaffer
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First person to use this name on MO: Danny Newman
Editors: I. G. Safonov

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Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Russula imitatrix

Author: Homola & Shaffer

Citation: Mycologia 67(2): 429 (1975)

Classification:

Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Russulales

Family: Russulaceae

Genus: Russula

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Brief Description:

Kibby Fatto code FHLM PT

“Cap 6-15 cm, soon depressed with inrolled margin, dry, glabrous to minutely felty, light to dark yellow-brown, tawny-olive to drab, or brownish-gray, not peeling. Gills thick, brittle and waxy with many lamellulae, subdistant to distant; often beaded with droplets of moisture, yellowish-white. Stem stout, firm, dry, light gray to yellow-stained. Flesh white to yellowish, unchanging when cut. Odor slight, rubber-like. Taste mild to slightly metallic. Spores white (A), 7-10 × 5.7-7.5 microns, warts up to 0.3 micron, with almost complete reticulum. Pleurocystidia absent, but hyphal ends often weakly SV+ and with odd, bud-like protrusions at their tips. Conifers; Maine.”

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Created: 2016-04-08 00:27:52 CDT (-0400) by Danny Newman (myxomop)
Last modified: 2016-06-11 21:25:21 CDT (-0400) by I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
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