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Hygrophorus russula (Fries) Kauffman
Sichuan: Litang Xian. Road (highway 217) from Litang to Xinlong. Remnant Picea-Abies forest, bank of stream and disturbed roadside. 30°18'42"N, 100°17'44"E; 3630-3675 m.
Pileus 7-10 cm in diam., densely covered with reddish brown, appressed squamules. Lamellae white, sometimes with pinkish tinge. Stipe 6-9 x 1.5-2 cm, whitish with pinkish tinge. Context in pileus white, inn stipe often pinkish. Taste mild.
Zai-Wei GE
1414 26 August 2006

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