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Blackish-purple Russula (Russula atropurpurea)

Observed: 7th October 2012 By: ThistleThistle’s reputation in Fungi and LichensThistle’s reputation in Fungi and LichensThistle’s reputation in Fungi and LichensThistle’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Blackish-purple Russula (Russula atropurpurea)
Blackish-purple Russula (Russula atropurpurea)
Description:

Another one from a year ago. I think the ID is correct but confirmation would be appreciated.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

flaxton's picture

If the gills were the cream

If the gills were the cream colour shown in the photo then possibly not R atropurpurea as it is one of the Russula that produces white spores.

Thistle's picture

I wondered about that but

I wondered about that but couldn't find any real alternative.

Ian