Russula emetica, commonly known as sick, vomiting russula or vomiting russula, is a basidiomycetes fungus and a genus of Russula. has a red, convex to flat socket with a diameter of up to 8.5 cm, with a skin that can be torn almost inwards. The gills are white to light cream and closely spaced. The smooth, white stem has a length of up to 10.5 cm and a thickness of 2.4 cm.
The flesh is extremely spicy, but this offensive taste and its toxicity can be removed by baking or digestion. Although it has been widely consumed in Russia and Eastern European countries, it is generally not recommended for consumption.
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