Russula cuprea von Krombholz 1845 (Family Russulaceae)

Ectomycorrhizal, Summer - Autumn (Earliest: 17.8)
Cap: 30-80mm, Stem: 30x7-70x20mm, Gills: L=140-200, I=0-1

Protective Chemicals
Sesquiterpenoids Cupreal, Isovellerdiol, Isovelleral, Isovellerol, Velutinal

Biotopes:
Beech Forest
Mycorrhizae:
Fagus sylvatica

Quercus robur


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