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Russula sanguinaria (Schumach.) Rauschert, Česká Mykol. 43(4): 204 (1989)

Agaricus rosaceus Pers., Syn. meth. fung. (Göttingen) 2: 439 (1801)
Agaricus sanguinarius Schumach., Enum. pl. (Kjbenhavn) 2: 244 (1803)
Russula rosacea (Pers.) Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 1: 618 (1821)
Russula sanguinea var. rosacea (Pers.) J.E. Lange, Fl. Agaric. Danic. 5(Taxon. Consp.): Vlll (1940)

Habitat: On soil in mixed woodland, usually with Pinus sylvestris and Betula spp.

Notes: Common and widespread. Perhaps better known as R. sanguinea.

Distribution: E: o, S: o, W: !, NI: o, ROI: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 67192; Scotland: K(M) 58586; NI: K(M) 82341

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 377
D+I:, in Galli, R., Le Russule: 480 pp. (1996), p. 250-251
D+I:, in Sarnari, M., Monografia Illustrata del Genere Russula in Europe (Tomo Primo) 1: 799 pp. (1998), as Russula sanguinea, p. 616-621

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