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Russula aeruginea, also known as Green Brittlegill, has a convex to depressed green cap that is often marked with rust- to red-brown spots and frequently has furrows at the margin. The mushroom grows alone or in scattered groups on soil under birch. Because of the green hat, this mushroom can be confused with Amanita phalloides with has a ring and is not a Russula.
flat when young, soon funnel-shaped and weakly striped; somewhat sticky and shiny, pale green to light grey-green, more rarely olive green. Flesh white, moderately thick, granular and brittle. Gills
buff, becoming yellowish-tinged, adnexed, forked, fairly narrow and crowded. Stem
white, sometimes with rust spotting, more or less equal, smooth. Flesh white, fairly firm but brittle and full. Spores
are cream-yellow colored. The mushroom has no ring.
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