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Nomenclature

Russula cremeirubra Murrill
Lloydia 8 (4): 265. 1945.

Original diagnosis

Pileo depresso, 7 cm. lato, glabro, cremeo rubroque, striato, grato; lamellis adnatis, latis, subdistantibus, stramineis; sporis ellipsoideis, echinulatis, subflavis, 9×7µ; cystidiis brevibus, apiculatis; stipite glabro, albo, 5×1.5 cm.

Pileus depressed, solitary, 7 cm. broad; surface smooth, glabrous, pale-cream suffused with pale-red, margin subentire, pectinate-striate; context thin, white, unchanging, odorless, mild; lamellae adnate, few inserted, broad, ventricose, rather distant, straw-colored, entire; spores ellipsoid, densely and distinctly echinulate, pale-yellow, about 9×7µ; cystidia rather abundant on gill edge, inflated, short, abruptly apiculate; stipe equal, solid, smooth, glabrous, white, unchanging, 5×3.5 cm.

Type collected by W. A. Murrill in turkey-oak woods at Arredonda, near Gainesville, Fla., Aug. 22, 1943 (F 12100). A rare species with peculiar coloring.

Typification

Holotypus: 12100 (F)
North America: United States: Florida: Arredonda, near Gainesville
In turkey-oak woods

Published type studies: Hesler (1960).

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