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Nomenclature

Lactifluus phlebophyllus (R. Heim) Buyck
Mycotaxon 118: 449. 2011.

Lactarius phlebophyllus R. Heim
Candollea 7: 378. 1938.

Original diagnosis

Pileo 8 cent. diam., convexo dein depresso, inaequali, tomentoso punctato-areolato praeter in medio ubi levis est, sicco, nec zonato nec striato, ex ochraceo subaurantio, tomento ex brunneo aurantiaco subolivaceo vestito. Stipite robusto, 3,5-4,5 cm alto, circiter ad apicem 1,5 cent. lato, ad basim paulum attenuato, subtiliter et toto tomentoso, ex aurantio pallide subochraceo, in apice albido. Lamellis distantibus sed parum crassis, anastomosantibus, acie paulo dilutiore, angustis (< 3mm), arcuato-decurrentibus, saepe furcatis, fragilibus, ex cremeo subaurantiacis. Carne firma, cremea, unicolore, inodora, sapore miti; lacte albido, parco, miti. Sporis in cumulo albis, 6-8,8 x 5,5-7,8 µ, breviter ovatis, variabilibus, verrucis punctiformibus, conicis, distantibus, singularibus vel nonnunquam breviter anastomosantibus ornatis. Ad terram gregatim in prisca silva sublittorali orientali insulae. Madagascar, G. 87, 9 décembre 1934.

Typification

Holotypus: Heim G87 (PC)
Africa: Madagascar: Anosibé, S of Soanierana

Published type studies: Heim, Prodr. Fl. Mycol. Madagascar 1: 52 (1938).

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