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Russula sororia Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Uppsala): 359 (1838) [1836-1838]

Russula consobrina var. sororia (Fr.) Gillet, Epicr. syst. mycol. (Upsaliae): 359 (1838) [1836-1838]
Russula consobrina var. intermedia Cooke, Handb. Brit. Fungi 2nd Edn: 329 (1889)

Habitat: On soil, with Quercus spp., in oakwoods or mixed deciduous woodland.

Notes: Commonly reported but rarely collected. Sensu NCL and sensu Rayner (1985) includes Russula amoenolens which is probably more frequent than true R. sororia.

Distribution: E: !, S: !, W: !, NI: !, ROI: ?, Other: Channel Islands: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 61413; Scotland: K(M) 109189

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 371
D+I:, in Galli, R., Le Russule: 480 pp. (1996), p. 154-155
D+I:, in Sarnari, M., Monografia Illustrata del Genere Russula in Europe (Tomo Primo) 1: 799 pp. (1998), p. 456-460

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