Observation 211090: Russula aeruginea Fr.

When: 2015-06-24

Collection location: Loseeniy Ostrov or Elk Island National Park, Moscow, Russia [Click for map]

55.8306° 37.7318° 235m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Russula aeruginea Fr. Russulaceae, Agaricales. (Сыроежка зеленая, светло-зеленая, сине-зеленая).

Cap: 4-10cm convex up to flattened, minor sunken in the centre, sometimes cushion-shaped with incurved margin when young, some sticky when wet, smooth; dull green up to greenish-white when old. Cap margin is often slightly grooved and fragile. Old cap sometimes is without skin along 1-3mm margin edge.
Flesh is brittle, white up to dull yellowish-white and loose when dying; light gray or whitish after boiling.
Gills: attached and pinching out toward stalk, close to almost distant; moderately broad, color from white up to yellowish-white (the older is the more yellow).
Stalk: 4-7cm long, white and sometimes with weak purplish-white coloring on surface (rarely light gray after cutting); 1.0-2.0cm thick, usually enlarging down, loose or irregular hollow with aging.
Habitat: small group minor single scattered in mixed well-shadowed forest mainly deciduous.
Edibility: good (several methods of cooking).
June – September.


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