Ochre Brittlegill - Russula ochroleuca

    Description

    With a 4 to 10 cm in diameter, the ochre-yellow cap is initially convex and then flat, developing a slight depression at maturity. Gills are creamy white. Stem creamy-white, becoming pale grey and quite soft with age.

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    Habitat

    Woodland of all types in drier areas where the soil is well drained.

    When to see it

    August to November

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map