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Nomenclature

Lactarius brunneoviolaceus M.P. Christ.
Bot. Iceland 3: 218. 1941.

Taxonomic synonyms:

= Lactarius robertianus Bon, Bull. Trimestriel FÚd. Mycol. DauphinÚ-Savoie 25 (97): 24. 1985.

Original diagnosis

Skutusta­ir and Gar÷ur near Mřvatn, 30.VII.1935. Among grass in a homefield and abundant in a moist meadow and bog.
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Pileo carnoso, 3-5 cm lato, plano-convexo centroque subdepresso, subpapillato glabro, brunnescenti-violaceao, subviscido vel sicco; stipite aequali, glabro, 3-4 cm x c. 1 cm, concolori; lamellis albis vel luteis, lacte aquato, sapore dulci. Sporae 10-12 x 7.2-7.6 µ.

Typification

Holotypus: Christensen 30-7-1935 (C)
Europe: Iceland: Skutusta­ir and Gar÷ur near Mřvatn

Description

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