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It looks like a Russula called "the sickener". The very best way, once you narrowed it down to be a Russula, is to take a small bite and chew it up a little and spit it out. If you have a strong peppery aftertaste it's a Sickener. Don't worry about getting sick. You'd have to swallow the whole thing. I've done it quite a few times.
 

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You wouldn't happen to have a picture of the underside would you?
I think I'll go try to find one and get a picture of it so we can compare. I'll be back in a half hour.
 

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Here's a picture of an older, faded Russula Sickener I just found. When fresh, they're usually colored more like the one you posted. I tasted it and it definitely had a strong, peppery taste.


Here's a picture of the underside.
 

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Here's a picture of an older, faded Russula Sickener I just found. When fresh, they're usually colored more like the one you posted. I tasted it and it definitely had a strong, peppery taste.


Here's a picture of the underside.
darn i didnt get a picture, it does look similar though! it was quite red that was what caught my attention to it.
 
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