russula red-capped mushroooms
Around 750 worldwide species of mycorrhizal mushrooms compose the genus Russula. They are typically common, fairly large, and brightly colored - making them one of the most recognizable genera among mycologists and mushroom collectors. Their distinguishing characteristics include a white to dark yellow spore print, brittle free white gills, and an absence of partial veil or volva tissue on the stem. Edmund Michael (born 1849 , m. 1920 ) was a German mycologist. He studied agronomy in Leipzig , and will be a teacher at the Agricultural Academy of Auerbach ", in 1884. His major contribution was the publication of a " Field Guide Führer für Pilzfreunde "