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Russula crassotunicata

Habitat: Old-growth forests

Substrate: Well rotted wood

Conservation Status: Not of concern


A mostly white fungus often found growing on well rotted wood. Its cap may be somewhat creamy or yellowish and the gills and stipe often develop brownish stains. Its most distinctive characteristic is its thick, tough, rubbery cap cuticle that often can be completely peeled away from the cap flesh.

Accepted Name:
Russula crassotunicata Singer

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Russula crassotunicata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Russula crassotunicata photos.

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