Name: Russula acrifolia Romagn.
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Copyright © 2010 Anna Baykalova (anna_ru)
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Copyright © 2009 Douglas Smith (douglas)
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First person to use this name on MO: Douglas Smith
Editors: Anna Baykalova


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Russula acrifolia

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: Romagn.

Citation: Doc. Mycol. 26 (104): 32. 1997

Misspellings: Russula acrifoila Romagn.


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Russulales

Family: Russulaceae

Genus: Russula

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This large dark russula with diameter of cap 6-10 (15) cm. Stem is stout and short (3-7 × 1-3 cm). Whitish to cream gills have very acrid taste (“acrifolia” means “acrid in gills”). Flesh when cut or bruised turns reddish and then slowly grayish.

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