Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Russulaceae

Russula caerulea   (Pers.) Fr.

Humpback Brittlegill

The pronounced umbo in the centre of the cap is an unusual feature in this genus and a major indentification characteristic. The purple cap contrasts well with the white stem

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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