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Nomenclature

Russula polyphylla Peck
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25: 370. 1898.

Original diagnosis

Pileus convex and centrally depressed or subinfundibuliform, glabrous, somewhat areolate, pale flesh color, odor strong, taste mild; lamellae numerous, narrow, close, adnate or subdecurrent, dingy flesh color; stem equal, hollow, colored like the pileus; spores subglobose, about 7.5 µ long, 6-7.5 µ broad.
Pileus 7.5-12.5 cm broad; stem 5-7.5 cm long, 1.2-2.5 cm thick.
Woods. July. Earle.

Typification

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