No Common Name Russula cessans Pearson

Description:

Cap: Crimson to purple-red often darkest in center; convex (flat in age, often with depressed center and slightly striate margin), Gills: Pale to deep yellow. Stalk: White, dry to slightly sticky (when wet) with slightly swollen base (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Groups on ground; associated with pines (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 2 records in the project database.

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A Russula cessans (cap of young fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Russula cessans (cap of mature fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Russula cessans (gills and stalks) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Russula cessans spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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