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Nomenclature

Lactarius montanus (Hesler & A.H. Sm.) Montoya & Bandala
Mycotaxon 85: 400. 2003.

Lactarius uvidus var. montanus Hesler & A.H. Sm.
N. Amer. Species Lactarius: 340. 1979.

Original diagnosis

Pileus 3-10(13) cm latus, convexo-depressus, glaber, viscidus, purpureo-umbrinus demum vinaceo-griseus, azonatus vel subzonatus; sapor valde resinosus, odor subnullus. Latex copiosus, lacteus, sapor valde resinosus, non acer. Lamellae confertae, angustae, adnatae demum decurrentes, pallide griseo-vinaceae, tactu vinaceo-brunneae vel brunneo-lilaceae. Stipes 3-10 cm longus, 10-15 mm crassus, pallide griseo-vinaceus, tactu vinaceo-lilaceus, siccus. Sporae 9-10.5(12) x 7-8(9) µ. Specimen typicum in Herbarium University of Michigan conservatum est; legit prope Stanley, Idaho, 31 July 1962, Smith 65642.

Typification

Holotypus: Smith 65642 (MICH)
North America: United States: Idaho, near Stanley

Published type studies: Mycotaxon 85: 400 (2003)

Description

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