Green Brittlegill - Russula aeruginea


    It has a pale to very pale grass-green cap, occasionally with yellowish tints, fading to pale grey-green with age. Gills are white, eventually turning yellow with age, they are adnexed and crowded.

    Identification difficulty

    Nearly always under birches.

    When to see it

    July to October in Britain.

    UK Status

    Widespread but occasional in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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