Scientific name:Lactarius decipiens Quél. 1885 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 18.06.2015: Lactarius decipiens var. decipiens Quél. 1885 Lactarius rubescens Bres. 1881 Lactarius rufus var. decipiens (Quél.) Killerm. 1933 Lactarius theiogalus var. decipiens (Quél.) Maire 1937 Lactifluus decipiens (Quél.) Kuntze 1891 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Carpinus (Hornbeam)d0d0d0d0
, Fagus (Beech)d1d1d1d1d1
, Quercus (Oak)d2d2
Cap: 2,5-6 cm across, first convex, later flattened, in center dented do almost infundibuliform, mostly with a little umbo, dull, smooth, first fine pruinose, in wet weak sticky to greasy, light pink ocher, center is darker to pink brownish, margin is smooth to pink brownish, margin is smooth, later striate crenate.
Hymenophore: lamellae are first whitish, later more flesh colored, broadly notched and little decurrent, only few are forked.
Spore print: creamy yellow
Spore: subglobose to elliptic, 6,6-8,7 x 5,9-7,1 μm, ornament, from some solitary warts and ribs which are almost completely net like connected.
Stem: 3-6 x 0,5-1 cm, cylindric, full to stuffed hollow, smoth, young on flesh colored surface white pruinose, later glabrous and orange brown.
Flesh: creamy with pink tone, odor is geranium like, taste is acrid.
Milk: white, after 4 minutes sulphur yellow, acrid, bitter.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in hardwood and mixed forests, by beech, oak, and chestnut, also by fir and spruce, on base rich, dry to fresh soils, grows from summer to fall.
Remarks: similar with Lactarius lacunarum and Lactarius tabidus, which grows on more wet ground.