Russula ionochlora 

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Russula ionochlora Romangnesi 

is a beautiful mushroom with a pastel mix of blue, green & lavender on the cap. It typically fruits under beech. The flesh is acrid when young, but becomes milder as it opens from the button ‘stage’. It is in the Russulaceae family of the Russulales.