Scientific name:Lactarius evosmus Kühner & Romagn. 1954 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 18.06.2015: Lactarius evosmus f. brigantiacus L. Rémy 1965 Lactarius evosmus f. evosmus Kühner & Romagn. 1954 Lactarius evosmus var. evosmus Kühner & Romagn. 1954 Lactarius evosmus var. scrobipes Kühner & Romagn. 1953 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Populus (Poplar)d0d0d0
, Quercus (Oak)d1d1
, Salix (Willow)d2d2
Cap: 3-8 cm across, young plane convex, later flattened to funnel-shaped, smooth surface, if dry dull and pruinose, if wet shiny and silky, cream and yellowish ocher stained, in the middle yellow ocher, margin inrolled, smooth and wavy.
Hymenophore: first white, later brown ocher, with red tint, broad, decurrent, many forked.
Spore print: ocher
Spore: elliptical, 4,5-9,3 x 6-7,2 μm, ornament, with elongated warts and ribs, which are only partly net like connected, often zebra stripe-like.
Stem: 2,5-5 x 1-2 cm, cylindrical, sometimes little tapering toward the base, full, smooth surface, first white, later ocher stained.
Flesh: white, unchangeable if cut, mild odor, acrid taste. Milk: white, unchangeable, acrid.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in deciduous and mixed forests, under oak and poplar, on fresh to moist, base-rich soils. Not often. Summer-fall.
Remarks: similar with Lactarius zonarius, which has more significantly zonted cup, and its flesh turns pink.