Scientific name:Lactarius flavidus Boud. 1887 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 18.06.2015: Lactarius aspideus var. flavidus (Boud.) Neuhoff 1956 Lactarius flavidus var. flavidus Boud. 1887 Lactarius flavidus var. mutabilis Convertini & Prinetti 1984 Lactarius uvidus var. flavidus (Boud.) Bataille 1908 Lactifluus flavidus (Boud.) Kuntze 1898 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Carpinus (Hornbeam)d0d0d0d0
Cap: 5-10 cm, young flattened convex, later flattened with a depressed center, dull, finely tomentose, pale cream to dirty cream beige, with small yellowish to brownish spots, margin inrolled, smooth, sharp.
Hymenophore: first white, later ocher to brown, broad, decurrent, some forked.
Spore print: cream
Spore: broadelliptic to elliptic, 8,9-11,3 x 7-8,9 μm, ornament, from numerous, partially extended warts and ribs, which are sparsely net like connected.
Stem: 4-6 x 0,8-1,8 cm, cylindrical, soon hollow, smooth to slightly uneven surface, young white pruinose, later glabrous and yellowish to ockerlich staining, especially toward the base.
Flesh: white, if cut after few minutes violet purple, odor fruity, taste acrid. Milk: white, after few minutes violet, acrid.
Habitat: solitary in hardwood forests, at beech, oak, hornbeam, walnut, in moderately dry to moist soils. Rare. Summer-fall.