Scientific name:Russula alpigenes (Bon) Bon 1993 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 18.10.2015: Russula fragilis var. alpigenes Bon 1990 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected
Cap: 1-2,5 cm across, first hemispherical, later convex, in middle with a bump, old flattened, smooth, in dry dull, satin-shiny, in wet shiny and greasy, violet to wine red or wine brown, margin smooth and inrolled, cup skin peelable up to one third.
Hymenophore: first white, later light cream yellow, narrow adnate, none forked.
Spore print: krem, Ib
Spore: subglobose to elliptic, 6,5-8,5 x 5,4-6,7 μm, ornament, with rounded to slightly elongated warts, which are morely net-like connected.
Stem: 2-4,5 x 0,6-1,5 cm, cylindrical to slightly clavate, solid, smooth, white, from the base upwards ocher yellowish.
Flesh: white, when fresh odor like geranium, later no odor, taste acrid.
Habitat: gregarious in alpine regions, on acidic soils, grows from summer to fall.