'Bitter Almond-scented Russula’. Honey-brown to ochre cap with deeply STRIATE margin. Cap is slimy when wet and typically emerges with debris stuck to the cap. Gills cream, moderately close and brown with age; smells of bitter almonds or marzipan. Later smells foetid. Stains brownish. Light cream spore print. Grows from the ground in deciduous woods in summer and autumn.