Pungent Russula Mushrooms
syn. Sickener Mushroom
Russula emetica

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  #1 unknown, red cap


Photo Details - ŠNicky Davis

Located 5 September 2014 under conifers by road to Guardsman Pass, Salt Lake County, Utah
Red cap with ridges on edges, white stem, white attached gills, also called the sickener since it causes gastrointestinal distress when consumed without boiling or pickling.

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