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Russula mushrooms

Russula aurea?


The cap is a red or rosy colour, often damaged by slugs.


Meadows and woods in Belgium.

1 species ID suggestions

Melanoleuca melaleuca
Melanoleuca melaleuca Melanoleuca melaleuca


Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez 6 years ago

If they're Melanoleuca melaleuca, they're edible. It's not always best to include in a meal however, due to the fact that it can sometimes be mistaken for poisonous red-capped Russulas that will provide an unpleasant experience.

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks for the ID!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks! I wonder if they are edible by humans but I did not dare to try!

MickGrant 6 years ago

Good photos!

Oud-Heverlee, Vlaanderen, Belgium

Lat: 50.80, Long: 4.65

Spotted on Nov 1, 2011
Submitted on Nov 19, 2011

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