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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Russulales: Russulaceae: Russula cyanoxantha (Schaeff.) Fr., 1863

Russula cyanoxantha – Charcoal burner

Synonyms: Agaricus cyanoxanthus, Russula cutefracta, Russula flavoviridis, Russula furcata.

Common name: charcoal burner.

Russian name: Syroezhka sine-zheltaya.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Russula cyanoxantha, synonymous with R. xyanoxantha, commonly known as the charcoal burner, is a basidiomycete mushroom, distinguished from most other members of the Russula genus by the fact that its gills do not split, but are soft and flexible. It is one of the most common species of Russula in Europe.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Charcoal Burner brittlegill mushrooms (<B>Russula cyanoxantha</B>(?), Russian name Syroezhka) near Kavgolovskoe Lake in Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-07-24.htm">July 24, 2016</A>
LinkCharcoal Burner brittlegill mushrooms (Russula cyanoxantha(?), Russian name Syroezhka) near Kavgolovskoe Lake in Toksovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, July 24, 2016
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район, Токсовское городское поселение

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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