Yellow Swamp Russula
One of the best tasting Russulas and being so bright yellow and usually shiny, easy to identify.
|Common Names||Yellow Swamp Russula, Yellow Swamp Brittlegill|
|Scientific Name||Russula claroflava|
|Average Mushroom height (CM)||10|
|Average Cap width (CM)||10|
Convex flattening out with a depression in the centre. Bright egg yellow and usually shiny. Sticky to the touch.
Pale ochre. Ellipsoid with warts.
Taste / Smell
Good. Mild with slight heat.
The Russula family split from other mushrooms, evolutionarily, many years ago and have round cells instead of most other living organisms which have elongated cells, this gives Russulas the common name Brittlegills as the cells make the mushroom brittle.