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Nomenclature

Lactarius verecundus Stubbe & Verbeken
Fungal Diversity 32: 147. 2008.

Original diagnosis

Lactarius verecundus Stubbe & Verbeken, sp. nov. (Figs 56-69; Figs 99-100)
MycoBank: 512251

Etymology: verecundus, meaning modest, referring to its inconspicuous appearance in the field.
Pileus 10–50 mm, convexus ad planoconvexum, tum infundibuliformis, siccus, velutinus griseo-brunneus ad atrobrunneum. Stipes 6–35 mm longus, 3–8 mm crassus, cylindratus, velutinus, atrobrunneus, rugis atris. Lamellae adnatae, subdecurrentes, moderate densae, angustae, flavidocremeae. Contextus salmonescens. Latex albus, aurantioroseus in sicco. Sporae 5.9–6.6–7.4 × 5.5–6.1–6.6 µm, Q = 1.04–1.10–1.14, subglobosae, zebroideae, cristis usque ad 2 µm altis ornatae; macula suprahilaris non amyloidea. Macrocystidia absentia. Cheiloleptocystidia 20–50 × 4-7 µm, subfusiformia, sublageniformia. Pileipellis trichodermia, 100–150 µm crassus, pigmento brunneo, elementa suprapellis 5–15 µm diam. Stipitipellis trichodermia.
Typus: "Malaysia, state of Pahang, Hutan Lipur Lentang, near Bukit Tinggi, along highway E8, on trail towards end of the forest, N03°22.82´ E101°53.12´, 164 m alt., near Shorea sp., 25 August 2006, Stubbe 06-032 (GENT)."

Typification

Holotypus: Stubbe 06-032 (GENT)
Asia: Malaysia: Pahang: Hutan Lipur Lentang, near Bukit Tinggi, along highway E8
On trail towards end of the forest, near Shorea sp., 164 m alt.

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