Quilted Green Russula Russula parvovirescens Buyck, D. Mitch. & Parrent  

Status:

Found on ground in hardwood, especially oak forests. Split from R. virescens in 2006.

Description:

Cap: Green-blue, large crustose patches, lined cap margin, convex to broadly convex becoming depressed in age; flesh white. Gills: Creamy, close; Stalk: White, dry, smooth. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 2 records in the project database.

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A Quilted Green Russula in Howard Co., Maryland (7/14/2015). This is a new species for MBP. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Quilted Green Russula in Howard Co., Maryland (7/14/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Quilted Green Russula (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/14/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Quilted Green Russula specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (7/14/2015). Ellipsoid, warts up to 0.5 microns; measured 6.8-8.0 X 6.5-6.9 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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