Russula sanguinaria (Schumach.) Rauschert
(bloody brittlegill)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesRussula sanguinaria (bloody brittlegill)
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 sanguinaria (Bloody Brittlegill) :
1: Russula sanguinaria (Bloody Brittlegill)
12 Sep 1977 OSGR: SU94 51° 10' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: Surrey (VC 17) England
under pine
Image 1: CollectionImage 2: Fruitbodies - oblique view - in situImage 3: Fruitbodies - side view showing gills - in situImage 4: Fruitbody - oblique view - in situImage 5: Fruitbody - top view - in situImage 6: Fruitbody - turned over to show gills

Russula sanguinaria (Bloody 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 sanguinaria (Bloody Brittlegill)
One of the common four brittlegill toadstools found under Pine (Pinus). The mycelium forms an ectomycorrhiza with the roots. The cap, and often the stipe, are blood red.
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