Observation 23212: Russula lepida Fr.

When: 2009-07-13

Collection location: Geneva, Switzerland [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Found and id’ed by others at the SMG meeting. (I think they might had been getting a little loose in the Russula id’s, but some seemed to think these species were common enough.)

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This is one of the most common species in Central Europe but no good edible
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-15 13:14:12 PDT (-0700)

Its characteristics are the dull cinnabar red cap and the extremely hard stalk.
The vernicular name therefore is “Hard Cinnabar-Russula”. The flesh has a slight pencil taste to it and is hard too so it is not to be recommended for eating.

Created: 2009-07-15 08:50:36 PDT (-0700)
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