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Russula foetens Pers., Observ. mycol. (Copenhagen) 1: 102 (1796)

Habitat: On soil in old deciduous woodland, usually associated with Fagus or Quercus spp. Occasionally reported with Betula spp., and rarely (and dubiously) Pinus sylvestris.

Notes: Occasional to rather rare, but widespread and may be locally abundant.

Distribution: E: o, S: !, W: !, NI: o, ROI: !, Other: Channel Islands: !; Isle of Man: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 39229; Scotland: K(M) 58625

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
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. 138-139
D+I:, in Sarnari, M., Monografia Illustrata del Genere Russula in Europe (Tomo Primo) 1: 799 pp. (1998), p. 422-425

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