Almond-scented Russula Russula laurocerasi Melzer  

Status:

Common on the Eastern Shore, often numerous in mixed pine and oak woods (L. Biechele, pers. comm.).

Description:

Has a distinctive bitter-almond odor when fresh. The spore print, in contrast to most Russulas, is quite yellowish. (L. Biechele, pers. comm.)

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An Almond-scented Russula in Wicomico Co., Maryland (10/20/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)


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