Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Russula heterophylla (Fr.) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus furcatus heterophyllus
Agaricus furcatus heterophyllus
Agaricus furcatus heterophyllus
Agaricus lividus
Russula heterophylla f. adusta
Russula heterophylla forma adusta
Russula heterophylla var. livida
Russula livida
Common Name: Greasy Green Brittlegill

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Russula heterophyllaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Quercus petraea (1)
Quercus suber (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (2)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
July (1)
August (3)
September (8)
October (1)