Greasy Green Brittlegill Russula heterophylla  

Description:

Cap: Olive-green (with some orange); convex (depressed in age); Gills: White, crowded, forked near stalk; Stalk: White, abrupt narrowing at base (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: On ground in deciduous woods.

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Greasy Green Brittlegill cap in Howard Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Greasy Green Brittlegill gills and upper stalk in Howard Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lateral view of a Greasy Green Brittlegill fruiting body in Howard Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Greasy Green Brittlegill spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Nearly round with small warts; measured 5.8-6.8 X 4.7-5.7 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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