Russula aurea Pers.
Igor MUOB 251678
Verbatim Date: 2016-7-12
Kazakhstan, Karaganda District, Karkaraly National Park
Russula aurea Pers. Russulaceae, Agaricales. (Local name: Сыроежка золотисто-красная). Cap: 4-10cm convex up to flattened and sunken in the centre when old, some sticky when wet, smooth when dry; bright red when young then red with irregular orange-yellow spots the centre, the older the more yellow. Odor is pleasant. Flesh is brittle white up to dull yellowish-white and loose when dying. Gills: attached and pinching out toward stalk, close to almost distant; moderately broad, color from white to dull yellowish-white when old. Stalk: 4-8cm long, white up to dull yellowish-white; 1-2.5cm thick, often slightly enlarging down, loose or hollow with edging. Habitat: small group (rarely single) scattered in pine-tree forest with rare birches. Edibility: good (several methods of cooking). June - September.
Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: 18fb27f5-9d73-48d3-ab33-9c62bb7b806c