No Common Name Russula mutabilis Murrill    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Russulales   >   Family Russulaceae   >   Genus Russula   

Description:

Cap: Shades or orange to red-brown; may bruise reddish; sticky when young/wet; convex to flat with shallow depression; margin striate; flesh whitish; may have almond odor. Gills: Creamy, bruise/discolor red-brown; close. Stalk: White to shades of yellow with red bruises near base; dry (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Solitary or groups on ground under oaks (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Russula mutabilis (fruiting body, removed from ground) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Russula mutabilis (cap of mature fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Russula mutabilis (cap of old fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Russula mutabilis (gills and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Russula mutabilis in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Russula mutabilis in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores of Russula mutabilis in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Russula mutabilis spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2017). Nearly round, warts; measured 7.6-8.2 X 6.3-6.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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