Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Russula exalbicans (Pers.) Melzer & Zvra
Synonyms: Agaricus exalbicans
Agaricus rosaceus exalbicans
Agaricus rosaceus exalbicans
Russula exalbicans f. decolorata
Russula pulchella
Russula pulchella f. decolorata
Common Name: Bleached Brittlegill

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Russula exalbicansPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula (7)
Betula pendula (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Built-up areas (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (5)
Soil Mossy (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (2)
September (2)