Observation 179775: Russula dissimulans Shaffer
When: 2014-08-18
(52.95722° 70.38344° 484m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Russula dissimulans Shaffer. Russulaceae, Agaricales. (Груздь cерый чернеющий, подгруздок серый).

Cap: 8-20cm slightly convex up to flattened and sunken in the centre, old one sometimes becoming funnel-shaped; margins curved in, young smooth, color from brownish-white up to grayish-brown, margins are lighter. Old or dried damage became dark brownish-gray or black. Odor is pleasant. Flesh is white, reddish-brown up to brownish-gray when bruising. Gills are attached, close to crowded; color from white and dull cream up to reddish after bruising then brownish-gray. Stalk: 2-5cm long, white or brownish-white up to dull brownish-gray; 1.5-3.5cm thick, loose or hollow with edging. Young unit has weak white milk at gills.
Habitat: scattered to abundant in pine-tree forest minor under birches in pine-tree forest.
Edibility: good (special methods of cooking with fermentation). Most of mushrooms get damage with tiny worms. Local people don’t like it because black coloring is not for successful market.
June – August.

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