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Nomenclature

Russula fragrantissima Romagn.
Russules d'Europe Afr. Nord: 350. 1967.

Russula laurocerasi var. fragrantissima (Romagn.) Bon
Doc. Mycol. 17 (65): 56. 1986.

Original diagnosis

Pileo 6-13 cm, crasso, interdum etiam in ambitu, convexo, margine lente rotundato, sulcis plerumque brevibus, etiam brevissimis (infra 2 cm), ochraceo, magis minusve rufis maculis vel areolis praedito, cute paulum viscosa, haud glutinosa. Stipite 6-15 × 1,4-1,7 cm, cavo, albo, deinde rufo vel ochraceo colore tincto. Carne crassa, primum firma, alba, e rufo fusco in medulla stipitis colorata. Odore insigni, pistorio magis quam amygdalino, etiam in exsiccatis exemplaribus aliquantum persistente, sapore magis minusve acri, etiam in pileo. Lamellis magis minusve stipitis, 4-10 mm latis, non acutissimis, interdum fere obtusis, adnexis-sinuatis, stramineis. Sporis pallide cremeis, 8-10 × 7,2-9,2 µ, partim reticulatis-cristulatis, passim connexis, ornamentis 1-1,6 µ altis. Basidiis 60-65 × 10-11,5 µ. Cystidiis diverse appendiculatis, 82-130 × (8,7) 10,7-14 µ. Cute parum gelata, dermatocystidiis sparsis, inter pilos obtusos 2,5-5,2 µ latis. — In silva frondosa, rarior. Typus in herb. Romagnesi (nº 52-173).

Typification

Holotypus: Romagnesi 52-173 (PC)
Europe: France: Orne: ForÍt de BellÍme
Dans les bois feuillus ou mÍlťs, en terrain lourd, marneux ou argileux

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