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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large genus of fungi with stout stems and white spores and neither annulus nor volva.

Usage examples (30)
  • The genus Russula probably contains the largest number of mushrooms with reddish caps, the word Russula meaning reddish.
  • “This is a Russula, or this a Cortinarius, or this a Tricholoma.”
  • The good news is that none of the Russula or Lactarius mushrooms will kill you, though a rare few will make you good and sick.
  • Vesiculose, full of small rounded vesicles, as the trama of the pileus of a Russula. for more
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