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 Add this item to the list   Russula humidicola Burlingham, sp. nov.
   
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Description:Russula humidicola Burlingham, sp. nov.
Pileus broadly convex, soon becoming depressed in the center, up to 6 cm. broad; surface varying in color from salmon, reddish-salmon, and yellowish-salmon, to Morocco-red in the center, sometimes fading, viscid, with pellicle separable except on the disk, glabrous; margin drooping, soon tuberculate-striate; context thin, white, fragile, mild, without characteristic odor; lamellae white, becoming cream-colored, equal, rarely forking next to the stipe, interveined, acute, narrow and nearly free at the inner ends, broad and rounded at the outer, close, thin, pruinose; stipe white, nearly equal, spongy, then hollow, 3-5 cm. long, 5-10 mm. thick; spores maize-yellow, globose to elliptic, 5-6 x 7 µm.
Type collected under oak trees and various shrubs in thoroughly moist soil at Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, New York, July 23, 1912, Gertrude S. Burlingham 20-1912 (herb. N. Y. Bot. Gard.).
Distribution; Known only from the type locality.
 
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