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Russula messapica




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Russula messapica is one of the first Russulae described by Sarnari; it is quite common in some regions of Southern Italy, and it has been collected also in France and Spain.

Photo © Arturo Baglivo.


One of the striking features of this species is the yellow veil present on the stipe and in almost every part of the fruit-body, which stains bright red with KOH.

Photo © Arturo Baglivo.