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hygrophorus russula


Definitions from WordNet

Noun hygrophorus russula has 1 sense
  1. Hygrophorus russula - an edible fungus with a reddish cap and close pale gills and dry stalk; found under hardwoods
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 is a member of Hygrophorus, genus Hygrophorus

Definitions from the Web

Term: Hygrophorus russula


Hygrophorus russula is a species of mushroom commonly known as the "brittlegill." It belongs to the family Hygrophoraceae and is characterized by its white cap, prominent gills, and mycorrhizal association with trees.



1. The hygrophorus russula is a prized edible mushroom often found in deciduous forests.

2. Researchers are studying the ecology and distribution of hygrophorus russula in various ecosystems.


1. The hygrophorus russula species is visually striking with its vibrant cap color.

2. Collectors eagerly search for hygrophorus russula specimens during the autumn season.

Sample Sentences:


  1. The foragers discovered a cluster of hygrophorus russula beneath the oak trees.
  2. Cooking enthusiasts appreciate the delicate flavor and texture of hygrophorus russula in gourmet recipes.


  1. The guidebook included vivid photographs of hygrophorus russula mushrooms.
  2. After the rain, the forest floor was dotted with hygrophorus russula, adding a splash of color to the landscape.

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