Observation 195879: Russula claroflava Grove. ss. Melz, & Zv., J. Schff.
When: 2014-07-28
(49.4413° 75.443° 846m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: 28.07.2014_ NW 714_ 49.44131°"N”, 75.44301°"E”, 846m
Russula claroflava Russulaceae, Agaricales. (Graying Yellow Russula. Сыроежка желтая, сыроежка светло-желтая или бледно-желтая).

Cap: 5-10cm convex up to flattened and sunken in the centre, sometimes cushion-shaped with incurved margin when young, some sticky when wet, smooth; yellow or light yellow up to dull yellow, sometimes orange-yellow when young (the older mushroom is the lighter yellow color). Odor is weak and pleasant. Old cap sometimes is without skin along 1-2mm margin edge.
Flesh is brittle, white up to dull yellowish-white and loose when dying; light gray after boiling.
Gills: attached and pinching out toward stalk, close to almost distant; moderately broad, color from white up to yellowish-white (light yellow when partially rotten).
Stalk: 4-7cm long, white up to dull yellowish-white or light gray (sometimes light gray after cutting); 1.5-2.5cm thick, usually enlarging down, loose or irregular hollow with aging.
Habitat: common kind for this site; small group minor single scattered in pine-tree forest with some birches and aspen.
Edibility: good (several methods of cooking).
June – September.

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23.08.2013_ N 704 49.44115°"N”, 75.45628°"E”, 1011m

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