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Nomenclature

Lactarius pallidior Stubbe & Verbeken
Fungal Diversity 32: 141. 2008.

Original diagnosis

Lactarius pallidior Stubbe & Verbeken sp. nov. (Figs 41-47; Figs 101-103)
MycoBank: 512249

Etymology: the comparative degree for the Latin word pallidus, meaning pale.
Pileus 50–75 mm diam., planoconvexus ad planoconcavum, rugulosus, velutinus, albidus, cremeus. Stipes 40–50 mm longus, 9–11 mm crassus, cylindratus, pileo concolorus vel pallidior. Lamellae distantes, cremeae, leviter flavescentes. Contextus albidus, primo flavescens tum rosescens; gustu leviter acris. Latex albus, flavescens, rosescens in sicco. Sporae 7.7–8.4–9.2 × 7.4–8–8.5 µm, Q = 1.02–1.06–1.10, subglobosae, incomplete reticulatae, cristis brevis usque ad 2 (2.5) µm ornatae; macula suprahilaris distale amyloidea. Macrocystidia absentia. Cheiloleptocystidia 10–50 × 3–6 µm, subcylindrata, subfusiformia vel sublageniformia. Pileipellis bistrata, 80–100 µm crassa, vix pigmento pallide brunneo, elementa suprapellis 10–35 (40) × 3–8 µm, subpellis ex cellulis globosis et hyphis. Stipitipellis trichodermia.
Typus: "Malaysia, state of Negeri Sembilan, Pasoh Forest Reserve, along trail south of experimental plots, N02°58.20´ E102°17.65´, 160 m alt., on soil in regenerating rain forest, formerly completely loggedover, dominated by Dipterocarpaceae, 25 September 2006, Stubbe 06-297 (GENT)".

Typification

Holotypus: Stubbe 06-297 (GENT)
Asia: Malaysia: Negeri Sembilan, Pasoh Forest Reserve, along trail south of experimental plots
On soil in regenerating rain forest, formerly completely logged over, dominated by Dipterocarpaceae

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