Observation 173973: Russula atropurpurea (Krombh.) Britzelm.
When: 2014-08-06
(49.439722° 75.43822° 888m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Russula krombholzii Shaffer Russulaceae, Agaricales. (Russula atropurpurea. Сыроежка серо-вишнёвая, Blackish-red Russula.).

Cap: 6-10cm convex up to flattened and sunken in the centre, some sticky when wet, smooth or some velvety becoming dry; grayish-purple or purplish red and blackish-red over the centre, paler toward margin. Odor is pleasant. Flesh is brittle white up to dull yellowish-white and loose when dying.
Gills: attached and pinching out toward stalk, close to almost distant; moderately broad, color from white to dull yellowish-white.
Stalk: 5-8cm long, white up to dull yellowish-white; 1.5-3cm thick, usually enlarging down, loose or hollow with edging.
Habitat: small group or single scattered in pine-tree forest minor under birches.
Edibility: good (several methods of cooking).
June – September.

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