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Beechwood Sickener - Russula nobilis Bright red, slightly sticky cap, white narrowly spaced gills, and a white stem. As the common name implies, this species grows near beech trees and will make you sick if you eat it.<br />
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Habitat: Deciduous forest<br />
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Habitat: Deciduous forest<br />
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Beechwood Sickener - Russula nobilis

Bright red, slightly sticky cap, white narrowly spaced gills, and a white stem. As the common name implies, this species grows near beech trees and will make you sick if you eat it.

Habitat: Deciduous forest

Beechwood Sickener - Russula nobilis Bright red, slightly sticky cap, white narrowly spaced gills, and a white stem. As the common name implies, this species grows near beech trees and will make you sick if you eat it.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/143254/beechwood_sickener_-_russula_nobilis.html Beechwood Sickener,Fall,Geotagged,Russula nobilis,United States


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Formerly "Russula mairei", and commonly known as the beechwood sickener, the now re-classified fungus "Russula nobilis" is a basidiomycete mushroom of the genus "Russula". This group of mushrooms are noted for their brittle gills and bright colours.

Similar species: Russulales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Nov 14, 2022. Captured Sep 30, 2021 09:10 in 5 Judson Ave, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/4.5
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm