Russula nigricans

Russula nigricans

Observation - Russula nigricans - UK and Ireland. Description: One of the few Russula that can be identified without microscopy. Large cap up to 20cm at first dirty white turning brown them black,the gills are straw becoming grey with a pinkish tinge then becoming black adnate brittle ,stem white changing as in cap

One of the few Russula that can be identified without microscopy. Large cap up to 20cm at first dirty white turning brown them black,the gills are straw becoming grey with a pinkish tinge then becoming black adnate brittle ,stem white changing as in cap