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Russula insignis (Quél.) Quél., Assoc. Fr. Avancem. Sci. 16(2): 588 (1888)

Russula livescens sensu Lange [Fl. Ag. Dan. 5: 66 & pl. 185A (1940)]
Russula pectinatoides sensu Dennis, Orton & Hora [TBMS 43(Suppl.), 1960], sensu Rayner (1985)
Russula pectinata var. insignis Quél., Fl. Mycol. France (Paris): 346 (1888)
Russula livescens var. depauperata J.E. Lange, Dansk bot. Ark. 4(no. 12): 35 (1926)

Habitat: On soil, associated with Quercus spp. (including Q. ilex) in mixed deciduous woodland; also reported with Pinus radiata.

Notes: Known from England (Berkshire, Shropshire, South Devon, Surrey, West Norfolk, and West Sussex) and the Channel Islands (Jersey). Reported from Herefordshire but unsubstantiated with voucher material.

Distribution: E: !, Other: Channel Islands: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 79503; Other: Channel Islands: K(M) 136846

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. 148-149
D+I:, in Sarnari, M., Monografia Illustrata del Genere Russula in Europe (Tomo Primo) 1: 799 pp. (1998), p. 475-480

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