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Russula decolorans
copper brittlegill, graying russula

Habitat: woodland; northern and montane conifer forests

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Edibility: Edible



Identification Notes:

Spores are pale ocher; growth up to 5 inches; cap diameter of up to 6 inches. Russula paludosa has a slightly redder cap and is bitter to acrid; its cut flesh may turn gray but not black. Russula vinosa is a graying conifer species but has a purple cap.

Accepted Name:
Russula decolorans (Fr.) Fr.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Russula decolorans in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Russula decolorans photos.

1 photographs:
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