Russula suecica, a new red species from Northern Fennoscandia

A1 Journal article (refereed)

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Publication Details

List of Authors: Jukka Vauras, Juhani Ruotsalainen, Kare Liimatainen
Publisher: Societas Mycologica Fennica
Place: Helsinki
Publication year: 2016
Journal: Karstenia
Volume number: 56
Issue number: 1-2
Start page: 5
End page: 12


Russula suecica, a new species occurring e.g. with species of Betula, is described and illustrated. It is known from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Canada, U.S.A. and Russia, from southern boreal zone to low-alpine belt. This species has fairly large fruit bodies, with red pileus, often with cream to whitish splodges, white stipe, often with reddish glimmer, very acrid taste, smell like Russula emetica, and creamy-yellow spore print.


Agaricales, Basidiomycetina, Russula, taxonomy

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