Russula silvicola is a species of agaric fungus in the family Russulaceae.[1] Found in North America, it was described as new to science in 1975.[2] It is considered inedible. It has a strong peppery flavor.[3]

Russula silvicola
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales
Family: Russulaceae
Genus: Russula
R. silvicola
Binomial name
Russula silvicola
Shaffer (1975)

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References edit

  1. ^ "Russula silvicola Shaffer 1975". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2012-10-28.
  2. ^ Shaffer RL. (1975). "Some common North American species of Russula subsect. Emeticinae". Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia. 51: 201–37.
  3. ^ Phillips, Roger (2010) [2005]. Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America. Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books. p. 149. ISBN 978-1-55407-651-2.

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