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Russula lepida
(Fr.) Fr.




SEM photos


Russula lepida is one of the most beautiful European Russula species: the delicate pink-red colours and the very matt, velvety surface of the cap, help to recognize it.

Photo © Bart Buyck.


The flesh of R. lepida is remarkably hard; in fact, when pressed between your fingers, it may remind the texture of some species of sect. Compactae.

Photo © Ruben Walleyn.