Russula grata Britzelm.
(bitter almond brittlegill)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesRussula grata (bitter almond brittlegill)
Species aggregateRussula foetens agg. (foetid brittlegills)
GenusRussula (brittlegill toadstools, russulas)
FamilyRUSSULACEAE (milkcaps and russulas)
OrderRUSSULALES (an order of toadstools)
SubclassAGARICOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of basidiomycetes)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Russula grata (Bitter Almond Brittlegill) :
1: Russula grata (Bitter Almond Brittlegill)
18 Aug 1979 OSGR: SU83 51° 0' N, 0° 50' W Vice County: West Sussex (VC 13) England
6 toadstools of varying ages in 1 sq metere, under oak, Beech, Holly, Ash
Image 1: Fruitbody - side view - in situImage 2: Fruitbody - side view - lain downImage 3: Fruitbody - side view - lain down (2)Image 4: Fruitbody - top view - in situImage 5: Gills and stipe apex - close-up - enlargedImage 6: Spores - highly magnified

Russula grata (Bitter Almond Brittlegill) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 3 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Russula grata (Bitter Almond Brittlegill)
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