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Russula luteotacta.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Gelbfleckender Täubling, Sárguló galambgomba
Russula luteotacta Mushroom
Ref No: 8193
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Russula luteotacta GK Mushroom
Ref No: 8194
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location: Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: White to cream, Red or redish or pink
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Simple stem
flesh: Flesh discolours when cut, bruised or damaged, Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy), Flesh granular or brittle
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Russula luteotacta Rea Gelbfleckender Täubling Sárguló galambgomba.
Cap 3–8cm across, flattened convex, later with a depression to shallowly funnel-shaped, red or pink, often with white areas, soon dry, matt, hardly peeling. Stem 30–70 x 5–15mm, white or tinted pink in places to completely red, club-shaped or narrowing upwards. Flesh white. Taste hot, smell slight, fragrant, sometimes suggesting coconut. Gills usually slightly but distinctly decurrent, pale cream, narrow. All parts bright yellow on bruising but often only after several hours. Spore print whitish (A). Spores with warts up to 0.7µ high, mostly isolated, very occasionally joined by fine lines, 7–9 x 6–7.5µ. Cap cystidia cylindrical, spindle-shaped or narrow club-shaped; cap surface hyphae cylindrical or tapering. Habitat under broad-leaved trees especially on wet clay. Season summer to autumn. Occasional. Poisonous. Found In Europe.

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