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- n. A mushroom of the genus Russula.
from The 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.
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- 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
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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) .