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Russula caerulea
(Pers.) Fr.

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Description

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Russula caerulea has a dark purplish cap with a distinct umbo and yellow gills. It has a mild taste, but the cap cuticle is bitter after chewing. It grows with Pinus.

Photo © Ruben Walleyn.