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Purple brittlegill

Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Russulales: Russulaceae: Russula atropurpurea (Krombh.) Britzelm.

Russula atropurpurea – purple brittlegill

Synonyms: Agaricus atropurpureus, Russula depallens, Russula krombholtzii, Russula krombholzii, Russula undulata.

Common name: purple brittlegill.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Russula atropurpurea is an edible member of the genus Russula. It is dark vinaceous (red wine-coloured) or purple, and grows with deciduous, or occasionally coniferous trees. It is commonly called the blackish purple Russula, or the purple brittlegill.

Arabic: روسولا أرجوانية داكنة, Danish: Purpurbroget skørhat, Dutch: Zwartpurperen russula, Estonian: Punane pilvik, German: Purpurschwarzer Täubling, Hungarian: Feketésvörös galambgomba, Polish: Gołąbek ciemnopurpurowy, Russian: Сыроежка волнистая, Swedish: Purpurkremla, Ukrainian: Сироїжка чорно-пурпурова.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Blackish purple brittlegill mushrooms <B>Russula atropurpurea</B> on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-09-26.htm">September 26, 2020</A>
LinkBlackish purple brittlegill mushrooms Russula atropurpurea on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, September 26, 2020
Location on mapsLSHT Little Lake Creek Loop, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Blackish purple brittlegill mushrooms <B>Russula atropurpurea</B> on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-09-26.htm">September 26, 2020</A>
LinkBlackish purple brittlegill mushrooms Russula atropurpurea on floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, September 26, 2020
Location on mapsLSHT Little Lake Creek Loop, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Side view of blackish purple brittlegill mushrooms <B>Russula atropurpurea</B> on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-09-26.htm">September 26, 2020</A>
LinkSide view of blackish purple brittlegill mushrooms Russula atropurpurea on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, September 26, 2020
Location on mapsLSHT Little Lake Creek Loop, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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