Archive for 'Russulaceae'

Kremle | Brittlegill (Russula sp)

Just two days have passed and my return here has shown all the specimens have grown considerably and are now on their last stages before decomposition will set in. Some were perfect spheres, and today they are breaking up and displaying their gills and dispersing their spores. Although this is not a “perfect” specimen as […]

Drueblå kremle | Brittlegill (Russula azurea)

The brittlegill fungi come in an incredible variety of colors, and often change hues throughout their growth. I found this one under a conifer in near proximity to a small stream, draining a swampy pond in the hills behind my house. A spider has found refuge under its cap and is free to leave anytime, […]