Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Russula ochroleuca Pers.
Synonyms: Agaricus ochroleucus
Russula citrina
Russula granulosa
Russula ochroleuca var. granulosa
Common Name: Ochre Brittlegill


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Russula ochroleuca

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (89)
Picea sitchensis (12)
Quercus petraea (11)
Pinus sylvestris (11)
Quercus (10)
Picea abies (7)
Beech (5)
Picea (4)
Betula pendula (3)
Betula pubescens (3)
Corylus avellana (3)
Quercus robur (2)
Pinus contorta (2)
Castanea sativa (2)
Betula (2)
Bryopsida (1)
Pseudotsuga menziesii (1)
Abies procera (1)
Tilia (1)
Abies grandis (1)
Abies alba (1)
Larix (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (29)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (24)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (13)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (11)
Parkland and scattered trees (9)
Woodland (8)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (8)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (5)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (5)
Woodland: broadleaved (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (5)
Built up area, domestic (4)
Marsh/marshy grassland (4)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (4)
Neutral grassland (2)
Scrub (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (2)
Woodland: coniferous (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Mire: blanket bog (1)
Rowan-birch woods (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (61)
Soil Leaves (38)
Soil Mossy (28)
Soil Needle (23)
Soil Grassy (15)
Larch (Larix) (3)
Fallen Leaf (1)
Moss (1)
mossy bole (1)
Soil bare (1)
tree base (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (1)
July (10)
August (32)
September (95)
October (87)
November (27)