Coconut Scented Milkcap Scientific name:Lactarius glyciosmus (Fr.) Fr. 1838 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 18.06.2015: Agaricus glyciosmus Fr. 1818 Galorrheus glyciosmus (Fr.) P. Kumm. 1871 Lactarius glyciosmus f. glyciosmus (Fr.) Fr. 1838 Lactarius glyciosmus f. zonata Killerm. 1933 Lactarius glyciosmus var. fragilis A. Blytt 1905 Lactarius glyciosmus var. glyciosmus (Fr.) Fr. 1838 Lactarius glyciosmus var. subfuscus Bon 1980 Lactifluus glyciosmus (Fr.) Kuntze 1891 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Betula (Birch)d0d0d0
Cap: 2-4 cm across, young flat convex, with a hump, later flattened with depressed center, old funnel-shaped, fine velvety surface, young grey to grey purple, later bright cream or bright ocher, slightly zoned, margin inrolled, velvety to smooth, old wavy.
Hymenophore: lamellae are young cream, later pale ocher, mostly forked, broad, decurrent.
Spore print: cream
Spore: broad elliptic, 5,8-8,2 x 5,2-6,9 μm, ornament, with individual warts and ribs, which are mostly zebra striped arranged in net.
Stem: 3-7 x 0,5-1 cm, cylindric, full, old hollow, smooth surface, young on ocher background white fibered, later cream ocher, when young often with a touch of purple color.
Flesh: white to cream, when moist pale ocher, odor like coconut, taste acrid.
Milk: white, uncheangable, acrid.
Habitat: usually gregarious in bogs, forests or parks, on base rich, dry to moist soils, grows from summer to fall.