Russula nigricans

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Russula nigricans

October 2004 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Common Name

Blackening Russula

Flesh

White, darkening on cutting, firm, brittle

Smell

Fruity

Taste

Gradually hot

Season

Summer to Autumn

Distribution

Very common

Habitat

With deciduous and coniferous trees

Spore Print

White

Edibility

Edible, poor

Notes

There are several less common but similar species