Scientific name:Lactarius badiosanguineus Kühner & Romagn. 1954 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 18.06.2015: Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Abies (Fir)
, Picea (Spruce)d1d1d1
Cap: 2,5-9 cm across, young plane convex, later expanded and dented in the middle, with a hump, surface uneven to to slightly rough, young dark to very dark red brown, dry matt and waxy, moist greasy and shiny, margin young smooth and sharp, old serrated.
Hymenophore: first cream, later increasingly reddish ocher, broad, some single forked.
Spore print: cream
Spore: subglobose to weak elliptic, 6,3-8,4 x 5,5-7 μm, ornament, from individual warts and stripe-like arranged ribs, which are partially net-like connected.
Stem: 3-7 x 0,5-1,2 cm, young full, soon hollow, young smooth surface and on reddish ocher ground finely pruinose, later glabrous and sometimes slightly brownish and longitudinally.
Flesh: whitish to reddish cream color, after a while white points become yellowish, odor spicy, taste first mild, later bitter, but not acrid. Milk: white, first uncheangable, after few hours slightly yellow, first mild, later bitter.
Habitat: by coniferous trees, especially under spruce and fir, on moist sites in wet meadows and bogs, on nutrient- and base- poor soils. Spread. Late summer-fall.
Remarks: similar with Lactarius sphagneti, that grows on wet places, and similar with Lactarius hepaticus, that grows on dry places, by pine.