Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of hymenomycetous fungi of the class Agaricini, differing from Agaricus by having the trama vesiculose and the lamellæ fragile, not filled with milk. The pileus is fleshy and convex; the stem is stout, polished, and spongy within; the veil is obsolete; the spores are white or pale-yellow, usually echinulate. There are many species. all growing on the ground. A few of the species are edible, but most are noxious.
- n. large genus of fungi with stout stems and white spores and neither annulus nor volva; brittle caps of red or purple or yellow or green or blue; differs from genus Lactarius in lacking milky juice
“The Pantelleria shrew is controversial, with various studies indicating that it is a subspecies of the Greater white-toothed shrew (C. russula).”
“- Crocidura osorio is probably an introduced population of Crocidura russula (MSW 3).”
“He saw the Squirrels eating and storing up the sweet red russula.”
“The colour comes from a separate parasitical fungus, Hypomyces lactifluorum, that grows on the outside of mushrooms, typically the short-stemmed russula (Russula brevipes) and the peppery milk-cap (Lactarius piperatus) .”
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