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Nomenclature

Lactifluus vellereus (Fr.: Fr.) Kuntze
Revis. gen. pl. 2: 857. 1891.

Agaricus vellereus Fr. : Fr.
Syst. mycol. 1: 76. 1821.

Galorrheus vellereus (Fr.: Fr.) Fr.
Stirp. agri femsion. (III): 57. 1825.

Lactarius vellereus (Fr.: Fr.) Fr.
Epicr. syst. mycol.: 340. 1838.

Taxonomic synonyms:

= Lactarius albivellus Romagn., Bull. Soc. Mycol. France 96: 92. 1980.

= Lactarius velutinus Bertillon, Diction. Encycl. Sci. Méd., Deuxième Sér. 1 (Lab-Lar): 79. 1868.  — Lactarius vellereus var. velutinus (Bertillon) Bataille, Fl. Monogr. Astérosporales: 35. 1908.

Original diagnosis

albus, pileo umbelicato tomentoso rigido, lamellis angustis distantibus, lacte albo, stipite solido obeso.
A. listeri Sow. t. 104. A. piperat. Auct. var.
Vix nisi status antecedentis mutatus (Cf. Lact. piper. Pers. Obs. 2 p. 40); sed cum venenatus dicatur nec aetatis filius, distinguere necessarium duxi. Gregarius, statura antecedentis, minus lactescens. Stipes pubescens. Pileus totus lanatus, subconvexus. Lac immutabile. Odor saepe ingratus. Ag. pubescens Schrad. spic. p. 122. Fries l. c. p. 56, varietas minor. In fagetis, dumetis &c. abunde. Aug.-Nov. (v. v.).

Typification

Neotypus: UPS: Lundell 3505, Europe: Sweden: Femsjö, along ancient road from "Praästgardens sag" towards the Flahult road

Description

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Microscopy

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