Scientific name:Lactarius lepidotus Hesler & A.H. Sm. 1979 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 19.06.2015: Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected
Cap: 1-4 cm across, flatconvex, soon flattened, old funnel-shaped, with a hump, first velvety surface, later finely scaly, first grey brown, later light cream beige, with concentric little scabers, margin smooth and inrolled, later torned.
Hymenophore: first white, later cream, broad, decurrent, some forked.
Spore print: light yellow
Spore: subglobose to elliptic, 6,7-9,1 x 5,6-7,4 μm, ornament, from warts and ribs, which are net like connected.
Stem: 1,3-3 x 0,2-0,5 cm, cylindrical, full, smooth surface, light red ocher, base cream to white, young white frosted.
Flesh: white, odor uncharacteristic, taste acrid. Milk: white, unchangeable, acrid.
Habitat: usually gregarious by alder. Widespread, but not common. Summer-fall.