Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Russula vesca Fr.
Synonyms: Russula mitis
Common Name: The Flirt


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Russula vesca

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (9)
Quercus petraea (5)
Quercus (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (6)
Soil Mossy (5)
Soil Grassy (3)
Soil Leaves (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (3)
July (3)
August (6)
September (21)
October (3)