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Nomenclature

Russula vesca Fr.
Fungi Esculenti: 51. 1836.

Russula heterophylla var. vesca (Fr.) Melzer & Zvára
Arch. Prir. Vyzk. Cech 17 (4): 72. 1927.

Original diagnosis

[Latin translation by J. Melot & M. Sarnari]

c) Russula edulis (Russ. vesca), pileo rigido, pellicula tenui ac parum viscosa tecto, tenuiter contracta, margine vix striata, stipite firmo, reticulato, lamellis albidis, adnatis, stipatis, saepe furcatis, sed parum venosis. Sapore miti gratoque. Colore vario, incarnato rubro, carneo, et simili. Praecocissima ab Iunio ad Augustum mensem, praesertim in silvis frondosis, sed rarissima in nostris, cum R. emetica, ei proxima, a qua modo usu perito oculo profecto secernibilis, copiose atque ubique reperiri possit.

Typification

Neotypus: PC: Romagnesi 26-VIII-49, Europe: France: Coye

Description

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