Russula novae-zealandiae McNabb

This species varies from dark reddish brown in the centre to pale honey brown or creamy ochre at the edges. There are also grooves towards the edge of the cap. Cap diam: up to 100 mm. The gills are creamy white as is the stipe. Found under tea tree and beech.


Russula pilocystidiata McNabb

The colour of this species can range from greyish magenta to greyish violet to vinaceous purple, sometimes with greenish or yellowish areas. This is a smaller species with a cap diam. of 20–50 mm. The gills are white to pale cream. The stipe is whitish with pale greyish red to pink tints. Found under beech.


Russula pseudoareolata McNabb

A brown to reddish or golden brown species with a mottled appearance towards the margins. Cap diam: up to 80 mm. The gills are pale cream with faint brown tints. The stipe is solid, pale brownish white to pale brown. Found under beech.


Russula roseopileata McNabb

A smaller species which is dark pink-red at the centre, fading to rose or grey-pink at the edge. Cap diam: 15–45 mm. The gills are white as is the stipe. Found under beech.


Russula roseostipitata McNabb

A magenta to purple coloured species which can darken to grey with faint greenish to yellow patches. Cap diam: to 60 mm. The gills are cream to pale ochraceous. The stipe is pink to dull greyish red. Found under beech.

Russula solitaria McNabb

A reddish brown species with a lighter grooved margin. Cap diam: up to 60 mm. The gills are white to dull white. The stipe is pale greyish red. Found under beech.


Russula subvinosa

A greyish pink to dull greyish red species, sometimes with greenish yellow areas. Cap diam: up to 65 mm. Gills are cream. The stipe is white to creamy white. The spore print is pale ochre. Found under tea tree and beech.


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