Russula brevipes
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Spore Print: white
Edibility: Edible
Color: White / tan / light brown

Habitat:
These were found on the ground under ponderosa pines.

Description:
This is one of the most common mushrooms attacked by the mushroom parasite Hypomyces lactifluorum (Lobster Mushroom). Russula brevipes is edible but not a very good one unless it becomes a Lobster.
Russula brevipes var. acrior is acrid and can be blueish on the stem.

Last Updated:
Aug 30 2017 11:24 AM

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