Russula suecica, a new red species from Northern Fennoscandia

Jukka Vauras, Juhani Ruotsalainen, Kare Liimatainen

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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.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)5–12
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • Agaricales, Basidiomycetina, Russula, taxonomy

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