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Nomenclature

Russula nitida (Pers.: Fr.) Fr.
Epicr. syst. mycol.: 361. 1838.

Agaricus nitidus Pers.
Syn. meth. fung. 2: 444. 1801.

Agaricus nitidus Pers.: Fr.
Syst. mycol. 1: 55. 1821.

Original diagnosis

357. A. Russ. nitidus: gregarius fragilis subparvus, pileo planiusculo dilute purpurascente, lamellis laete flavis dentato-connexis, stipite breviusculo albo.
Satis frequens in pinetis (propr Hessendreisch) provenit. Sapor subdulcis. Pil. aquose purpurascens, nitidus.
Obs. Magnitudine at forma cum Ag. purpureo Schaeff. fung. t. 254. convenit, cui vero pileus obscure purpureus depictus est, et forte ad sequentem subspeciem [ß. R. purpureo-fuliginea] referri posset.

Typification

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