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mushroom foraging guide Ochre Brittlegill

Names

Common: Ochre Brittlegill, Common Yellow Brittlegill

Latin: Russula ochroleuca

Edibility

Edibility:Edible

Eating notes: Has a slightly acrid taste that parboiling may remove.

Season

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Description

Cap: 4-10cm Pale ochre. Initially convex, quickly flattening with a depressed centre.

Gills: Pale cream. Very crowded.

Stem: White or pale grey.

Spores: Pale cream.

Flesh: White, brittle.

Habitat: On the ground in mixed woodland

Frequency: Very Common