Collection location: Karkaraly National Park, Karaganda District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]
49.405831° 75.423696° 1080m
Russula rosaceae Russulaceae, Agaricales. (Rosy Russula. Сыроежка розовая, сыроежка красная).
Cap: 5-12cm convex up to flattened and sunken in the centre, sometimes cushion-shaped with incurved margin when young, some sticky when wet, smooth; pink or purplish-red up to dull pink when old in wet weather, sometimes with dull lemon-yellow spots. Odor is weak and pleasant. Flesh is brittle, white, loose when dying, sometimes pinkish-white under skin.
Gills: attached and pinching out toward stalk, close to almost distant; moderately broad, color from white up to dull yellowish-white.
Stalk: 4-8cm long, white up pinkish-white when old, mainly in dry weather; 1.5-3cm thick, usually enlarging down, loose or irregular hollow with edging.
Habitat: small group minor single scattered in pine-tree forest with some birches; sometimes this kind is abundant.
Edibility: good (several methods of cooking).
June – September.
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