No Common Name Russula pulchra Burl.  

Description:

Cap - Reddish-orange to pale peach; sticky when wet; may be finely cracked in age; convex to flat (depressed center in age). Gills: White to cream, forked near the stalk. Stalk: White, sometimes with pink tones), dry, smooth (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: Solitary or scattered on ground under oaks.

There are 2 records in the project database.

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A Russula pulchra cap in Howard Co., Maryland (9/27/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Russula pulchra gills in Howard Co., Maryland (9/27/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Russula pulchra spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (9/27/2009). Ellipsoid with warts up to 0.8 microns; measured 7.2-9.2 X 6.0-7.3 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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