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Russula sardonia Fr. (Primrose Brittlegill)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Aron, C.E., 2001 (Colour photograph) Russula torulosa and other interesting fungi in Newborough Warren
Hopkins, S., 2000, Russula sardonia var mellina, Field Mycology, Vol 1 (1): 11 (illustration) Russula sardonia var mellina

Russula sardonia may also 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 4 feeding and other relationships of Russula sardonia (Primrose 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 bright purple, as is the stipe.
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