Russula vesca identification

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Russula vesca Fr. Bare-toothed Russula, Russule comestible, Fleischroter Speiset-ubling, R-ncos galambgomba, r-ncost-nk- galambgomba, Rossola edule, Smakelijke russula.
Cap 5-10cm across, somewhat globose at first, later flattened convex, rather variable in colour, often with pastel tints, from dark or pale wine-coloured to buff, sometimes with olive or greenish tints, fleshy, firm, the skin half peeling, tending to retreat from the margin leaving the underlying flesh visible. Stem 30-100 x 15-25mm, white, rather hard, often with somewhat pointed base. Flesh white. Taste mild, nutty. Gills adnexed, whitish to very pale cream, rather closely spaced, narrow, forked, especially near stem. Gills and stem surface rapidly deep salmon when rubbed with an iron salt. Spore print whitish (A). Spores ovoid with small warts up to 0.5- high, very occasionally with short lines attached or joining pairs, 6-8 x 5-6-. Cap cystidia cylindrical or spindle-shaped, without septa, hardly reacting to SV. Cap hyphae with cylindrical or tapering terminal cells or sometimes a long, tapering, thick-walled hair; supporting cells rectangular. Habitat under broad-leaved trees. Season summer to autumn. Frequent. 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 vesca mushroom

Stem type:
Simple stem
Edible
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
White
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Grey to beige
Brown
Red or redish or pink
Green
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
North America
Europe
Flesh:
Flesh granular or brittle
Bare-toothed Brittlegill, Fleischroter Speiset�ubling, R�ncos galambgomba, r�ncost�nk� galambgomba, Russule comestible
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Russulales
Family:
Russulaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:42:26

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