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Russula silvestris (Singer) Reumaux, in Reumaux, Bidaud & Moënne-Loccoz, Russules Rares ou Méconnues (Marlioz): 289 (1996)

Russula emetica sensu auct. p.p.
Russula fragilis sensu Cooke [Ill. Brit. Fung. 1028 (1091) Vol. 7 (1888)], sensu Rea (1922)
Russula emetica var. silvestris (Singer) Kühner & Romagn., Z. Pilzk. N.F. 3(6): 107-112 (1924)
Russula emetica f. silvestris Singer, Beih. Botan. Centralbl. Abt. B 49(2): 305 (1932)
Russula emetica subsp. emeticella (Singer) Singer, Sydowia 11: 234 (1957)
Russula emeticella (Singer) J. Blum, Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 31(1): 174 (1962)

Habitat: On sandy or acidic soil, often in mixed deciduous and conifer woodland and frequently amongst the mosses Leucobryum glaucum or Polytrichum spp.

Notes: Rarely reported but apparently widespread.

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

Vouchers: England: K(M) 109121; Wales: K(M) 109122

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), as Russula emetica var. silvestris, p. 373
I:, in Galli, R., Le Russule: 480 pp. (1996), as Russula emetica var. silvestris, p. 181
D+I:, in Sarnari, M., Monografia Illustrata del Genere Russula in Europe (Tomo Primo) 1: 799 pp. (1998), p. 559-562

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