Valentín Castańera Herrero, Alberto Pérez Puente, José Luis Alonso Alonso
SETAS Y HONGOS DE CANTABRIA, 2011
Scientific name:Lactarius quieticolor Romagn. 1958 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 19.06.2015: Lactarius deliciosus var. hemicyaneus (Romagn.) Krieglst. 1991 Lactarius deliciosus var. quieticolor (Romagn.) J. Blum 1976 Lactarius hemicyaneus Romagn. 1958 Lactarius quieticolor f. quieticolor Romagn. 1958 Lactarius quieticolor f. semisanguinascens Bon 1975 Lactarius quieticolor var. hemicyaneus (Romagn.) Basso 1999 Lactarius quieticolor var. quieticolor Romagn. 1958 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Pinus (Pine)
Cap: 3-6 cm across, flatconvex, with incurved margin, later expanded, in center dented, smooth surface, in dry dull to satiny shiny, in wet sticky and shiny, blue grey, violet brown to orange brown, also mit green and grey tones, drop-zoned, margin incurved for a long time, smooth.
Hymenophore: first cream with orange tint, later orange ocher, broad, decurrent, some forked.
Spore print: ocher
Spore: subglobose to elliptic, 7,7-9,7 x 6,3-7,3 μm, ornament, from some warts and ribs, which are morely net-like connected.
Stem: 2,5-4,5 x 1-2 cm, cylindrical, first full, soon hollow, white frosted background wit orange stains, old greenish stained, on top with ring-like white collar.
Flesh: by cut orange, later slowly wine brown, also greenish, under skin blue, odor uncharacteristic, taste bitter. Milk: orange, slowly wine brown, bitter.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious at pine, on base rich and acidic soils. Rare. Summer-fall.
Remarks: Lactarius quieticolor var. hemicyaneus: Cup (2,5-6 cm)- flatconvex, dented in the middle, reddish brown, margin inrolled, with zones. Stem (2,5-4 x 0,8-1,4 cm): full, hollow, base narrow and orange, violet grey otherwise, with green spots. Spore: subglobose, 7,7-9,2 x 6,2-7,7 μm