Russula decolorans identification

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Russula decolorans (Fr.) Fr. Orangeroter Graustielt?ubling, Tarkah?s? galambgomba, Russule d?color?e, Copper Brittlegill
Cap 4.5?11cm across, subglobose at first then convex and flattening, finally with a depression, brownish red or orange, reddish sienna, tawny or cinnamon, staining black or brown, firm, sticky when moist, peeling at margin only; margin finally furrowed. Stem 45?100 x 10?25mm, white, greying strongly, firm, often with club-shaped base. Flesh thick, greying strongly on exposure. Taste mild. Gills adnexed, pale ochre, blackening, connected by veins at their bases. Spore print deep cream to pale ochre (E or F). Spores ovoid to elliptic with spines of various heights up to 1.5?, mostly isolated but some connected by thin lines to form a very incomplete network with only 1?2 meshes, 9?14 x 7?12?. Cap surface with numerous slightly club-shaped dermatocystidia with one or no septa. Habitat under conifers. Season summer to autumn. Uncommon in the UK ? confined to the Highland region of Scotland. Edible. (Never eat any mushroom until you are certain it is edible as many are poisonous and some are deadly poisonous) Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Russula decolorans mushroom

Stem type:
Simple stem
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Red or redish or pink
Normal size:
North America
Mushroom slimy or sticky
Flesh granular or brittle
bruised or damaged
Flesh discolours when cut
Copper Brittlegill, Orangeroter Graustielt?ubling, Russule d?color?e, Tarkah?s? galambgomba
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:41:08

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