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Russula maculata
Quél. & Roze




SEM photos


The more or less evident spots on the cap surface and the browning surface of the stipe may help to identify R. maculata, not uncommon in European Quercus forests.

Photo © Vincenzo Migliozzi.


A second collection of R. maculata, showing less distinct spots on the cap.

Photo © Vincenzo Migliozzi.


The taste of R. maculata can be distinctly acrid to almost mild; it is not considered an edible species.

Photo © Andrea Aiardi.