Russula pulchra

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Russula pulchra Burlingham ‘Beautiful Russula’ 

 a somewhat velvety, dry, red to pinkish-red cap that may develop a central depression, paler colors and cracks with age. It white gills become cream-colored from released mature spores. Stem typically bears pinkish hues. Taste is mild. It tends to grow with hardwoods, favoring beech and oak. It is similar to Russula flavisiccans, which is bitter tasting. It is in the Russulaceae family of the Russulales.

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mildish, pink flush on stem, cap beginning to crack

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Russula pulchra