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Peter Orchard

Preferring acid soils this is a common fungus of the heaths of Dorset and can often be found in places that are damp enough for sphagnum mosses to grow.


Common Name Sickener
Alternative Name(s) Emetic Russula
Scientific Name Russula emetica
Species Group Russula Fungi
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