Russula flavisiccans Bills (3 Photos and Description)

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The cap of Russula flavisiccans is dry, slightly velvety and pinkish to pinkish-red fading with age to pinkish yellow, orange or cream colored, especially in the center, where cracks may develop. Cuticle doesn't easily peel. White gills bruise brownish-yellow-orange with handling and age. Stipe is white to pale pinkish and stains brown. Spore print is white. Somewhat similar to RUSSULA pulchra. Mycorrhizal with hardwoods. Found in oak-hickory forests. Taste somewhat bitter and oily. 

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Russula flavisiccans