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n, pl -lae (-liː) or -las
(Plants) any fungus of the large basidiomycetous genus Russula, of typical toadstool shape and often brightly coloured, such as the yellow R. ochroleuca and R. lutea, the green R. aeruginea, the violet-pink R. fragilis, and the purple R. atropurpurea
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Noun1.russula - large genus of fungi with stout stems and white spores and neither annulus nor volvaRussula - large genus of fungi with stout stems and white spores and neither annulus nor volva; brittle caps of red or purple or yellow or green or blue; differs from genus Lactarius in lacking milky juice
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Agaricaceae, family Agaricaceae - large family including many familiar mushrooms
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As especies do genero Tuber podem formar associacoes ectomicorrizicas com um grande espectro de simbiontes (similarmente aos generos agaricoides Russula e Lactarius s.l.), o que faz das trufas promissoras tambem para a micorrizacao das familias de plantas com potencial para o cultivo no Brasil, como Juglandaceae (nogueira-peca) e Fagaceae (carvalho).
The predominance of ergosterol and the presence of the minor related sterols in Russula delica (0.07-12.51 [micro]g/100 g fw), Suillus bellinii (0.05-12.31 [micro]g/100 g fw) and Lactarius species (0.02-18.0 [micro]g/100 g fw) was reported by Kalogeropoulos et al.
2005: Phylogeographic footprints of the Strait of Gibraltar and Quaternary climatic fluctuations in the western Mediterranean: a case study with the greater white-toothed shrew Crocidura russula (Mammalia: Soricidae).
Species of Amhinema, Boletus, Hebeloma, Laccaria, Paxillus, Phialophora, Russula, Lactarius, Suillus and Thelephora are the commonest associates of conifer roots (Bent et al., 2011; Gao & Yang, 2010; Garcia et al., 2016; Obase et al., 2009) and the Cenococcum geophilum often dominate the community (Horton & Bruns, 1998; Koide et al., 2008; Obase et al., 2009; Taniguchi et al., 2007).
The timing of the shrew: continuous melatonin treatment maintains youthful rhythmic activity in aging Crocidura russula. PLoS One.
Curtis) Bourdot & Galzin [[double dagger], NR] Peniophora violaceolivida (Sommerf.) Massee [[double dagger], NR] Russula adulterina Fr.
Lectins isolated from fruiting bodies of Russula lepida and Pleurotus citrinopileatus also showed antitumor activity in mice, reducing in 80% and 67.3%, respectively, the growth of sarcoma 180 tumor [185, 186].
[10] showed that exopolysaccharides from Russula vinosa have strong in vitro antioxidant activity to scavenge DPPH free radical, [O.sup.2-*] and [sup.*]OH.