Russula grata (Russula laurocerasi) (4 Photos and Description)

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"Almond-scented Russula" Orange-brown to ochre cap with deeply STRIATE margin. Cap is slimy when wet. Gills cream, close; smells of marzipan!  Later smells foetid. Stains brownish. Light/cream to yellow sport print. Grows from the ground in deciduous woods.

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Russula grata (Russula laurocerasi)

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Russula grata (Russula laurocerasi)