Public Description of Russula olivacea (Schaeff.) Fr.

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Name: Russula olivacea (Schaeff.) Fr.
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 (Latest review: 2009-06-07 21:18:19 EDT (-0400) by nathan)

Taxonomic Classification:

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

General Description:

Gills Pale yellow,
Spore print yellow-orange (G-H)
Taste mild,
FeSO4 crystals rubbed on stem give a green color.
Dark blackish color when phenol is applied, (according to Roger Phillips)


Across North America




Need a description of the cap surface.

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