Russulaceae · ūmėdiniai

≡ Elasmomycetaceae, Asterosporaceae EN · milkcaps, brittlegills DE · Täublingsverwandte LT · ūmėdiniai LV · bērzlapju dzimta PL · gołąbkowate The Russulaceae are a diverse family of fungi in the order Russulales, with roughly 1,900 known species and a worldwide distribution. They comprise the brittlegills and the milk-caps, well-known mushroom-forming fungi that include some edible species. These gilled mushrooms are characterised by the brittle flesh of their fruitbodies.