Valentín Castańera Herrero, Alberto Pérez Puente, José Luis Alonso Alonso
SETAS Y HONGOS DE CANTABRIA, 2011
Scientific name:Lactarius fluens Boud. 1899 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 18.06.2015: Lactarius blennius f. albidopallens J.E. Lange ex Bon 1985 Lactarius blennius var. fluens (Boud.) Krieglst. 1999 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Carpinus (Hornbeam)d0d0d0d0
, Fagus (Beech)d1d1d1d1d1
Cap: 4-10 cm across, young flatconvex, later dented to infundibuliform, also with a little bump, smooth to weakly venose, in dry dull, in wet shiny and greasy, light olive gray to gray or olive brown, often little zoned, on margin with creamy zone, margin in young dented, later flat to fine ribbed to striate.
Hymenophore: lamelle are first whitish, later light ocker and on wounded places after 2-3 hours with staines, against stem morely forked, broadly notched to weakly decurrent, margin is smooth.
Spore print: yellowish
Spore: globose to broadly elliptic, 6,1-7,6 x 5,1-6,5 μm, ornaments, with rarely warts and ribs, which are connected zebra like.
Stem: 5-8 x 1-2 cm, cylindrical, full, smooth to weakly longitudinally grooved, dirty whitish with olive tone, on pressed sides and old partially brownish stemed.
Flesh: whitish, odor is weakly pleasant, spicy, taste is mild, to spiced, taste mild to later bitter.
Milk: white, after some time light olive, acrid.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in beech and broadleaved trees, also on hornbeam, grows from summer to fall.