Mushroom Russula hygrophorus (lat Hygrophorus russula) – Genus of fungi plate hygrophoraceae family.
Edible mushroom hygrophorus not very popular among mushroom pickers, although a small number of fans, he still was able to win. Hygrophorus is easily visible from the stunted bushes of moss, therefore, find it will not be difficult. The diameter of the cap in this kind of mushroom is not very big, only 5 cm in diameter. The color of the cap is different from yellowish-brown to reddish-brown. If it’s been a long time wet weather – a hat covered with mucus. The pulp from the white fungus, and the smell of mushroom stands out very light, nice.
A favorite place for the growth of fungi hygrophorus are coniferous and mixed forests. As mentioned before – almost always you will find this Mushroom on a place with a lot of moss.
Edible mushroom hygrophorus late frosts do not afraid, so you can find it from the beginning of September to end of November. Hygrophorus considered edible fungus and is often used in cooking.