Russula hixsonii Murrill, a rare and intriguing southern species of uncertain systematic position, rediscovered in Georgia, USA

Bart BUYCK, Arleen BESSETTE & Slavomír ADAMČÍK

en Cryptogamie, Mycologie 32 (4) - Pages 403-412

Published on 30 December 2011

R.hixsonii Murrill, only known from its type locality in Florida, USA, is described and illustrated from a recent collection in southern Georgia and compared with the type specimen. Its very unusual combination of morphological features and eventual affinities are discussed.

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