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Russula vesca Fr., Anteckn. Sver. Ätl. Svamp.: 51 (1836)

Russula mitis Rea, Brit. basidiomyc. (Cambridge): 463 (1922)

Habitat: On soil, usually with Quercus spp., in oakwoods or mixed deciduous woodland. Less often reported with Fagus or Betula spp.

Notes: Common and widespread.

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

Vouchers: England: K(M) 104844; Scotland: K(M) 109194; Wales: K(M) 109193

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 381
D+I:, in Galli, R., Le Russule: 480 pp. (1996), p. 84-85
I:, in Galli, R., Le Russule: 480 pp. (1996), p. 79
D+I:, in Sarnari, M., Monografia Illustrata del Genere Russula in Europe (Tomo Primo) 1: 799 pp. (1998), p. 260-266

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