Fig 1
CAP: 3-8cm wide.  Starting convex becoming flattened and finally slightly depressed.  Purplish to brownish red with subtle greenish hints.  The cuticle is slightly sticky when damp. STIPE: White with variable lilac overtones. Cylindrical. GILLS/PORES: Starting primrose becoming pallid golden yellow.  Adnexed, slightly decurrent, brittle. FLESH: White becoming pallid straw with hot taste and odour of fruit.  Brittle. SPORES: Hyaline with small warts.  Broadly ellipsoid. HABITAT: In large numbers with pine. SEASON: Occasional.  Summer to autumn. EDIBILITY: Inedible.

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