Public Description of Russula decolorans (Fr.) Fr.

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Name: Russula decolorans (Fr.) Fr.
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Taxonomic Classification:

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

General Description:

Cap yellowish-ocher to deep or bright orange,
Gills pale colored graying in age,
Spore print pale yellowish (E-F),
Stalk white also graying in age,
Flesh noticeably graying in age or when exposed to the air,
Taste mild,
Russula decolorens (3) Russula decolorens (2)


Conifer woods

Look Alikes:

Other graying yellow caped species are Russula claroflava = Russula flava




“Common Name: Graying Russula”

Description author: Johannes Harnisch (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editors: Nathan Wilson, IntoTheFlames