Public Description of Russula sardonia Fr.

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Name: Russula sardonia Fr.
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 (Latest review: 2009-06-07 18:22:52 PDT (-0700) by nathan)

Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales
Family: Russulaceae

General Description:

Cap 4-9cm or more, purplish-violet red or brownish often with yellowish green colors,
Gills cream-yellow,
Spore print pale yellow (E-F),
Stalk 3-8 cm tall, white-pink back ground darkening with age often pruinose coating,
Flesh white but may discolor to red overtime, red with NH.
Taste sharp,


Conifer woods

Look Alikes:

Russula sardonia var. viridis
Cap greener colored,

Russula mariae edible




Said to = Russula drimeia Cke.

Who says the above? Need some photos.

Description author: Johannes Harnisch (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: Nathan Wilson

Created: 2009-05-04 14:47:53 PDT (-0700) by Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
Last modified: 2009-06-07 18:22:42 PDT (-0700) by Nathan Wilson (nathan)
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