Russula primaverna Fatto    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Russulales   >   Family Russulaceae   >   Genus Russula   

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Russula primaverna found under oaks in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/9/2013). This species was only described in 1998. Lance quotes Fatto, "[because] of its unusual early fruiting period of mid-May... may be rather rare." Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

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