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Russula caerulea (Pers.) Fr. (Humpback Brittlegill)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Russula caerulea may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
RUSSULALES
(an order of toadstools)
RUSSULACEAE
(milkcaps and russulas)
Russula
(brittlegill toadstools, russulas)
Ectomycorrhizal fungi (via Russulaceae) Macromycetes (via Russulales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 feeding and other relationships of Russula caerulea (Humpback Brittlegill)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) One of the common four brittlegill toadstools found under Pine (*Pinus*). The mycelium forms an ectomycorrhiza with the roots. The cap is deep purple and the cuticle tastes bitter or nutty.
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