Russula sericeonitens Kauffman (3 Photos and Description)

Russula sericeonitens mb10010046

Russula sericeonitens has a smooth shiny purple-wine-red cap with a depressed darker center. The cuticle peels back nearly 3/4 to the disc. Gills are close, white to cream-white, somewhat broad and often forked at the stem apex. The flesh is white and does not bruise a color. Spore print is white. These can be found in mixed woods in damp areas in summer and early fall. Not particularly common. Edible.

Russula sericeonitens mb10010023e

Russula sericeonitens 

Russula sericeonitens mb10010025e

Russula sericeonitens