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Pinkmottle Woodwax - Hygrophorus russula Cap: Mostly flat/shallowly depressed; that was pink with some reddish spots and streaks<br />
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Gills: Cream/pinkish with lots of specks; attached<br />
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Stem: White with pink streaks; solid; finely hairy<br />
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Habitat: Deciduous forest<br />
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Gills: Cream/pinkish with lots of specks; attached<br />
<br />
Stem: White with pink streaks; solid; finely hairy<br />
<br />
Habitat: Deciduous forest<br />
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Pinkmottle Woodwax - Hygrophorus russula

Cap: Mostly flat/shallowly depressed; that was pink with some reddish spots and streaks

Gills: Cream/pinkish with lots of specks; attached

Stem: White with pink streaks; solid; finely hairy

Habitat: Deciduous forest

Pinkmottle Woodwax - Hygrophorus russula Cap: Mostly flat/shallowly depressed; that was pink with some reddish spots and streaks<br />
<br />
Gills: Cream/pinkish with lots of specks; attached<br />
<br />
Stem: White with pink streaks; solid; finely hairy<br />
<br />
Habitat: Deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/74345/pinkmottle_woodwax_-_hygrophorus_russula.html Fall,Geotagged,Hygrophorus russula,United States

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''Hygrophorus russula'', commonly known as the pinkmottle woodwax, false russula and russula-like waxy cap, is a fungus native to North America.

German naturalist Jacob Christian Schäffer described the species as ''Agaricus russula'' in 1774. The species name is derived from its reddish coloration, reminiscent of members of the genus ''Russula''. French botanist Claude Casimir Gillet placed it in the genus ''Tricholoma'' in 1878, before American naturalist Calvin Henry Kauffman gave.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Feb 14, 2019. Captured Oct 6, 2018 11:29 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm