The (Russula caerulea) is a mushroom from the family of the The mushroom, which is to be found from July to Octobers particularly under Kiefern, does not rank among the food mushrooms.
The is characterised by four to nine centimeters broad a hat, which is first spread and flattened and with increasing age an encompassed center has, in whose center usually an embossment is. The surface of the hat is sticky, if it is damp. In dry weather the surface shines. The color of the hat is a dark violet to magenta violet or brown-violet. The center of the hat is darkest thereby and plays into a blackish violet.
The lamellas of the hat are increased expenditure-booked to weak. With young mushrooms the lamellas of cream-yellow color are and become darker with increasing age.
The handle of the is four to eight centimeters long and reaches a diameter from 0,5 to two centimeters. It always is from white color, in which somewhat lobar and at the basis tapers lower center.
The meat of the mushroom is white and leaks out a weakly fruit-like smell. The Sporenpulver is ocher yellow.