Observation 195493: Russula rosacea (Pers.) Gray
When: 2006-08-01
(49.405831° 75.423696° 1080m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: 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.


Russula rosaceae_01.08.2006.jpg
Russula rosaceae_S700.jpg
15.09.2013_S700 49.45740°"N”, 75.45506°"E”, 928m
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15.09.2013_W700 49.45761°"N”, 75.45480°"E”, 970m

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