Lilacscale Milkcap Scientific name:Lactarius spinosulus Quél. & Le Bret. 1880 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 19.06.2015: Lactarius lilacinus subsp. spinosulus (Quél.) Singer 1942 Lactarius lilacinus var. spinosulus (Quél.) Bataille 1908 Lactarius spinosulus var. spinosulus Quél. & Le Bret. 1880 Lactarius spinosulus var. violaceus Cooke 1883 Lactifluus spinosulus (Quél.) Kuntze 1891 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Betula (Birch)d0d0d0
Cap: 2-6 cm across, young flatconvex, with dented center, often also with a small bump, later infundibuliform, fine scabered surface, pink to wine brown, slightly darker zoned, in wet little greasy, margin fine hairy-bristly.
Hymenophore: first creamy with pink tint, later reddish ocker, adnate, numerous forked.
Spore print: light ocher
Spore: subglobose to elliptic, 6,5-8,2 x 5,4-6,8 μm, ornament, with few warts and ribs, which are like zebra striped arranged, and not or only few net-like connected.
Stem: 2,5-5 x 0,5-1 cm, cylindrical, full to hollow, smooth surface, white pruinosed on wine brown ground.
Flesh: white with pink tint, odor slightly fruity, taste acrid. Milk: white, unchangeable, acrid.
Habitat: solitary to greagarious in hardwood and mixed forests, in parks, on fresh to moist base rich soils, by birch. Rare. Summer-fall.
Remarks: similar with Lactarius lilacinus and Lactarius torminosus, which have both more bigger cup.