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Nomenclature

Lactifluus aureifolius (Verbeken) Verbeken
Mycotaxon 118: 448. 2011.

Lactarius aureifolius Verbeken
Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 65: 198. 1996.

Original diagnosis

Pileus 3-12 cm diam., primo convexus, planoconvexus ad applanatus, tum depressus ad infundibuliformis; margine involuto, tum recto ad deflexo, regulari vel crenulato; pileipellis leviter velutina, rimulosa, flavida, pallide aurantiaca ad griseo-aurantiaca, tum in centro brunnea. Stipes 1.5-5.5 cm. longus, 1.5-3.5 cm crassus, curte cylindratus, interdum basin versus attenuatus, rimulosus, pallidior. Lamellae adnatae vel subdecurrentes, distantes, 3-10 mm latae, flavidae, flavae ad aureae. Contextus albus ad cremeus, gustu acrissimus. Latex abundans, albus, gustu acrissimus. Sporae albae in cumulo, ellipsoideae, 6.7-7.6-8.6 x 5.7-6.3-6.9 µm, verrucis sublaevibus, usque ad 0.2 µm altis, interdum connexis vel plus minusve in cristis brevibus confluentibus ornatae, non reticulatae; macula suprahilaris centrale amyloidea. Basidia 50-80 x 6-8 µm, cylindrata ad subclavata, tetraspora. Macropleurocystidia absentia. Pseudopleurocystidia abundantia, 4-9 µm diam., cylindrata ad clavata, obtusa. Pileipellis ex hyphis intertextis, 4-6 µm diam., septatis, interdum ramosis, pariete leviter incrassato; cellulae terminales 15-30 x 4-6 µm, cylindratae, obtusae. Holotypus: Verbeken 94.005 (BR, isotypus GENT), Burundi, Burundi prov., Nyamirambo, Rumonge Forest Reserve, 850-950 m alt., miombo woodland dominated by Brachystegia utilis, iii 1994.

Typification

Holotypus: A. Verbeken 94.005 (BR)
Africa: Burundi: Rumonge Forest Reserve, Nyamirambo hill
miombo woodland

Published type studies: Verbeken & Walleyn, Belg. J. Bot. 132: 178 (2000).

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