Notes: Russula brevipes Pk. Russulaceae, Agaricales. (Груздь сухой, подгруздок белый, Short-stalked White Russula, Russula delica Fr.).
White cap: 8-20cm slightly convex up to flattened and sunken in the centre, margins curved in, old one sometimes becoming funnel-shaped; young smooth, color from white up to dull light yellow or some brownish with dying. Old or dried damage makes weak dull brownish or yellowish coloring. Odor is pleasant. Flesh is white up to dull yellowish-white and loose when dying.
Gills are attached, close to crowded; color from white and very light greenish-white up to dull yellowish-white. Spore print is white.
Stalk: 2-5cm long, white up to dull yellowish-white when old; 2-4cm thick, sometimes narrowing down, loose or hollow with edging. Young unit has weak white milk at gills.
Habitat: scattered to abundant in pine-tree forest minor under birches. Edibility: good (special methods of cooking or after lobster mushroom). Young one looks as Lactarius vellereus (Fr.) Fr. or Lactarius deceptivus Pk. but it is not so acrid and bitter. It is the main commercial mushroom of this National park (for winter store).
June – September.
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