Russula atropurpurea (Krombh.) Britzelm.
(purple brittlegill, blackish-purple russula)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesRussula atropurpurea (purple brittlegill, blackish-purple russula)
GenusRussula (brittlegill toadstools, russulas)
FamilyRUSSULACEAE (milkcaps and russulas)
OrderRUSSULALES (an order of toadstools)
SubclassAGARICOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of basidiomycetes)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Russula atropurpurea (Purple Brittlegill, Blackish-purple Russula) :
1: Russula atropurpurea (Purple Brittlegill, Blackish-purple Russula)
26 Oct 2016 OSGR: SU20 50° 50' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
2 fruitbodies, under Beech
Image 1: Cap - oblique viewImage 2: Cap - top viewImage 3: Fruitbody - lain down to show stipe and gillsImage 4: Fruitbody - oblique viewImage 5: Fruitbody - side viewImage 6: Stipe - close-upImage 7: Gills at stipe apex - close-up - enlargedImage 8: Spore print - enlarged - white backgroundImage 9: Stipe apex and gills - close-up - enlargedImage 10: Stipe apex - close-up - enlargedImage 11: Stipe rubbed with Ferrous Sulphate - after 15 mins - enlarged - white backgroundImage 12: Stipe rubbed with Ferrous Sulphate - fresh - enlarged - white backgroundImage 13: Dermatocystidia and cap cuticle elements - magnifiedImage 14: Dermatocystidia and cap cuticle elements - magnified (2)Image 15: Dermatocystidia and cap cuticle elements - magnified (3)Image 16: Spores - magnifiedImage 17: Spores - magnified (2)Image 18: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 19: Spores - highly magnified (2)Image 20: Spores - highly magnified (3)Image 21: Spores - highly magnified (4)Image 22: Spores - highly magnified (5)Image 23: Spores - highly magnified (6)Image 24: Spores - highly magnified (7)Image 25: Spores - highly magnified (8)Image 26: Spores - highly magnified (9)Image 27: Spores - highly magnified (10)Image 28: Spores - highly magnified (11)Image 29: Spores - highly magnified (12)Image 30: Spores - highly magnified (13)
2: Russula atropurpurea (Purple Brittlegill, Blackish-purple Russula)
27 Sep 2001 OSGR: SU56 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Under Oak
Image 1: CapImage 2: Cap (2)Image 3: Cap margin - close-upImage 4: Fruitbody - in situ - side viewImage 5: Fruitbody - side viewImage 6: Fruitbody - side view (2)Image 7: Fruitbody - underside showing gillsImage 8: GillsImage 9: Gills (2)Image 10: Stipe + FeSO4Image 11: Stipe - close-upImage 12: DermatocystidiaImage 13: Dermatocystidia (2)Image 14: Dermatocystidia (3)Image 15: Dermatocystidia (4)Image 16: Dermatocystidia (5)Image 17: SporesImage 18: Spores (2)
3: Russula atropurpurea (Purple Brittlegill, Blackish-purple Russula)
27 Sep 2001 OSGR: SU56 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Under Oak
Image 1: CapImage 2: Cap margin - close-upImage 3: Fruitbody - in situ - side viewImage 4: Fruitbody - side viewImage 5: Fruitbody - underside
4: Russula atropurpurea (Purple Brittlegill, Blackish-purple Russula)
29 Sep 1974 OSGR: SK38 53° 20' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: South-west Yorks (VC 63) England
Image 1: Fruitbody - top view - in situ

Russula atropurpurea (Purple Brittlegill, Blackish-purple Russula) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Russula atropurpurea (Purple Brittlegill, Blackish-purple Russula)
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