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Nomenclature

Russula leprosa (Bres.) Crawshay
The spore ornamentation of Russula: 98. 1930.

Russula puellaris var. leprosa Bres.
Fung. trident. 1 (4-5): 58-59. 1884.

Taxonomic synonyms:

= Russula pumila Rouzeau & Massart, Act. Soc. linn. Bordeaux 105 (A, 7): 1-3. 1968.

Original diagnosis

Pileus carnoso-tenuis, e convexo mox plano-subdepressus, ruber, centro brunneus, floccis albis evanidis primo tectus, glabrescens, viscidulus, margine striato, 2-3 1/2 cm latus; lamellae subdistantes, subventricosae, aequales, in fundo venoso-conjunctae, postice rotundato-liberae, ex albido pallide flavae; stipes e spugnoso-farcto cavus. luteo-flavidus, primitus fibrillis albis tectus, mox glabrescens, subaequalis, vel basi subclavatus, 3-5 cm. longus, 5-8 mm. crassus. Caro lutea, inodora, acriuscula. Sporae subglobosae, echinulatae subflavidae, 10 x 8 mmm.; basidia clavata 35-40 x 10 mmm.; cistidia fusoidea 60 x 8 mmm.
Aestate, autumno. Locis herbidis humidiusculis sub Alnis. Valle di Sole.

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