Scientific name:Russula anatina Romagn. 1967 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 17.11.2015: Russula anatina Romagn. 1946 Russula anatina var. anatina Romagn. 1946 Russula anatina var. sejuncta Sarnari 1993 Russula anatina var. subvesca Sarnari 1993 Russula anatina var. xanthochlora (J.E. Lange) Bon 1983 Russula anatina var. xanthochlora (J.E. Lange) Bon 1985 Russula grisea var. xanthochlora J.E. Lange 1940 Russula monspeliensis var. sejuncta (Sarnari) Sarnari 1998 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Carpinus (Hornbeam)d0d0d0d0
, Fagus (Beech)d1d1d1d1d1
, Quercus (Oak)d2d2
Cap: 4-9 cm across, first hemispherical, soon flattened to infundibuliform, young surface slightly uneven, later with profiles, especially on the marginal zone, olive green to grey green, also with brown tones, marginal zone and center mostly brighter, in wet sticky, margin first smooth, later furrowed grooved, cup skin peelable to one fourth.
Hymenophore: first white, later creamy, broad adnate, some forked.
Spore print: ocker, IIIa
Spore: subglobose to elliptic, 5,7-7,2 x 4,8-6,2 μm, ornament, with isolated, partlly elongated warts, swhich are only here and there shortly connected.
Stem: 3-6 x 1-1,5 cm, cylindrical, solid, smooth to finely longitudinally veined, white and young white veined, later increasingly browning on the base.
Flesh: white, after some time little yellowing, odor fruity, taste mild.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in hardwood forests by oak, beech and hornbeam, on fresh to moist, neutral to alkaline soils., grows from summer to fall.
Remarks: Chemical reactions on cup flesh: FeSO4- weak pale green grey, Guaiac- blue green, Phenol- wine brown.