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With milk


Less than 5 cm


Simple stem



Spore print

yellowish to ocher




Lactarius salicis-reticulatae Kühner 1975

Mountain Milkcap


Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetideae

Order: Russulales
Family: Russulaceae
Genus: Lactarius

Subgenus: Piperites
Section: Uvidi
Subsection: Aspideini

Fred Kränzlin
Pilze der Schweiz 6, 2005
Henning Knudsen & Jan Vesterholt
Funga Nordica 2012
M.T. Basso
Fungi Europaei 7 - Lactarius Persoon, 1999
59, 246
Meinhard Moser
Kleine Kryptogamenflora Band IIb/2, 1978
R. Courtecuisse & B. Duhem
Mushrooms & Toadstools of Britain & Europe, 1994

Name: Mountain Milkcap
Scientific name: Lactarius salicis-reticulatae Kühner 1975
Synonyms: Species Fungorum 19.06.2015:
Lactarius aspideoides Kühner 1975
Habit of Growth: Mycorrhiza
Protection: Mushroom is not protected

Detailed description

Cap: 1,5-4 cm, young flatconvex, soon flettened, little dented in the center, wavy dented, smooth surface, dull, when wet shiny and sticky, first cream to light yellow, later dark to ocher, margin long inrolled, smooth, often bent.
Hymenophore: first light cream, later light ocher with pink tint, adnate, some decurrent, none or only few forked.
Spore print: yellow
Spore: subglobose to elliptic, 8,2-11,6 x 6,8-9,8 μm, ornament, with single, and elongated warts and ribs, which are only sparsely net-like connected.
Stem: 1,5-3 x 0,5-1 cm, cylindrical, first full, old hollow, smooth surface, young white and veined on whole surface, later cream to yellow, specially from the base upwards.
Flesh: white, if cut slowly lila, odor when fresh like geranium, later like apple, taste bitter. Milk: white, with flesh kontakt changing lila, mild.
Habitat: gregarious in alpine sites, on kalk soils. Not common. Summer.
Edibility: inedible
Remarks: similar with Lactarius dryadophilus, which has bigger cup; and Lactarius salicis-herbaceae, which lamelas are widely spaced.

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