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Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Russula rubrotincta (Peck) Burlingham, sp. nov.
Russula integra rubrotincta Peck, Ann. Rep. N. Y. State Mus. 54; 164. 1901. Pileus fleshy, convex, then spreading and somewhat depressed in the center, up to 13 cm. broad; surface Morocco-red, varying to Dragon's blood and Mars-orange, often apricot-yellow in the center, viscid when wet, polished when dry, the cuticle separable on the margin, glabrous; margin incurved at first, even, then somewhat striate-tuberculate when mature, thin; context reddish next to the cuticle, otherwise white, firm, becoming fragile, the taste mild and sweetish; lamellae white at first, becoming pale-yellow, the edges sometimes red, mostly equal, many forking next to the stipe, venose-connected, acute at the inner ends, rounded at the outer ends, close, broad; stipe tinged more or less with red, sometimes nearly white, equal or tapering upward, firm, then spongy, 5-9 cm. long, 1.5-2.5 cm. thick; spores pale-yellow, elliptic, strongly echinulate, 8-9 x 1d.5-12 µm.
Type Locality; New York.
Habitat; In moist woods of spruce, fir, hemlock, maple, and yellow birch.
Distribution: New England and New York.
 
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