Scientific name:Lactarius mammosus Fr. 1838 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 19.06.2015: Lactarius confusus S. Lundell 1939 Lactarius fuscus Rolland 1899 Lactarius mammosus var. mammosus Fr. 1838 Lactarius mammosus var. minor Boud. 1911 Lactarius mammosus var. monstruosus Cooke 1883 Lactifluus mammosus (Fr.) Kuntze 1891 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Betula (Birch)d0d0d0
, Picea (Spruce)d1d1d1
, Pinus (Pine)
Cap: 4-6 cm across, already young almost flattened, with a small hump, later dented in the center, wavy, in dry matt, in wet slimy, grey brown to olive brown, with darker margin and darker zones, margin inrolled for long time, later sharp, wavy and serrated.
Hymenophore: first are lamellae white, later ocher pink, broad, decurrent, some forked.
Spore print: light yellow
Spore: subglobose to elliptic, 6,3-8,6 x 5-6,7 μm, ornament, with numerous warts, which are mostly ribbed net like connected and zebra like arranged.
Stem: 3-5 x 0,6-1,5 cm, cylindrical, base often thicker, full, smooth surface, finely varicose, white to pink or brown ocher.
Flesh: white, odor like coconut, taste acrid.
Milk: white, unchangeable, acrid.
Habitat: gregarious in conifer forrests, at spruce and pine, on acidic and humus rich soils, grows from summer to fall.
Remarks: similar with Lactarius glyciosmus, which is smaller and lighter on the cup.