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Russula betularum Hora, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 43(2): 456 (1960)

Russula fragilis sensu Pearson & Dennis (1948)
Russula emetica sensu auct. mult. p.p.
Russula emetica var. betularum (Hora) Romagn., Russules d'Europe Afr. Nord: 410 (1967)

Habitat: On soil, always associated with Betula spp., in pure birch woodand or mixed deciduous woodland.

Notes: Common and widespread.

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

Vouchers: England: K(M) 39685; Scotland: K(M) 94412

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 373
I:, in Galli, R., Le Russule: 480 pp. (1996), p. 180
D+I:, in Sarnari, M., Monografia Illustrata del Genere Russula in Europe (Tomo Primo) 1: 799 pp. (1998), p. 527-531

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