Russula rosea



Cortinarius husseyiKey to Gilled Mushrooms     Key
This is a key to gilled mushrooms, that is, mushrooms having a definite cap with a fertile surface consisting of gills. The fruiting body usually also has a stem, although that may be lateral or absent (usually, then, the mushroom is growing from wood). You can use this key to identify mushrooms that you find.



Russula paludosaRussulales     Suborder
Flesh without fibers, fracturing with the same sort of break as a piece of chalk
Spore and gill color limited to white, yellow, or ochre
Mycorrhizal: occuring only on the ground, and only when there are trees nearby
No ring or volva on stalk
All fleshy-stemmed mushrooms whose gills exude a latex when cut go here



RussulaRussula     Genus
No latex
Cap usually brighter colored than Lactarius
Stalk usually white or tinged with color of cap


Russula alutaceaRed Russula     Subgenus
Cap red or pink, with perhaps some yellow or orange mixed in


Non-bruising Red Russula     Section
Flesh not changing color when bruised, or changing to brown (instead of black)

Mild Red Russula     SubSection
Russula
Taste mild
Links from Look-alikes
White Unchanging Russula     SubSection
Cap up to 8" across; white to ivory, felty on top; soon funnel-shaped
Gills crowded, cream to greyish buff; partial gills abundant
Stem usually short, thick

Russula rosea     Qulet

Here are the characters that distinguish this species from the others in its group. For its more general characters, see higher up on the page.
If there's just a few words or a microscopic feature here, a more thorough description can be found above.

Diagnosis


Microscropic Characters




 

 


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