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Nomenclature

Lactifluus luteolus (Peck) Verbeken
Mycotaxon 120: 446. 2012.

Lactarius luteolus Peck
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 23: 412. 1896.

Taxonomic synonyms:

= Lactarius brunneoviolascens Bon, Doc. Mycol. 1 (2): 45. 1971.  — Lactarius luteolus var. brunneoviolascens (Bon) Bon, Doc. Mycol. 22 (85): 57. 1992.  — Lactifluus brunneoviolascens (Bon) Verbeken, Mycotaxon 120: 446. 2012.

= Lactarius echinatus Thiers, Mycologia 49 (5): 716. 1957.

= Lactarius foetidus Peck, Rep. (Annual) Regents Univ. State New York New York State Mus. 54: 949. 1902.

= Lactarius kuehnerianus Malençon, Bull. Soc. Linn. Soc. Bot. Lyon 43 (n° spécial): 253. 1974.  — Lactarius luteolus f. kuehnerianus (Malençon) Bertault, Bull. Soc. Mycol. France 96: 286. 1980.

= Lactarius luteolus f. euluteolus Bertault, Bull. Soc. Mycol. France 96: 285. 1980.

= Lactarius praeserifluus Murrill, Mycologia 30 (4): 361. 1938.

= Lactarius volemus var. albus Maire, Mém. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 45: 89. 1937.

= Lactarius albellus Malençon & Bertault, Acta Phytotax. Barcinon. 8: 56. 1971.

Original diagnosis

Pileus fleshy, rather thin, convex or nearly plane, commonly umbelicately depressed in the center and somewhat rugulose, pruinose or subglabrous, buff color, flesh white, taste mild, milk copious, flowing easily, white or whitish; lamellae close, nearly plane, adnate or slinghtly rounded behind, whitish, becoming brownish where wounded; stem short, equal or tapering downward, solid, but somewhat spongy within, colored like the pileus; spores globose, . 0003 in. broad; pileus 2-3 in. broad; stem 1-1.5 in. long, 3-5 lines thick. Dry woods. East Milton, Massachusetts. August. H. Webster.

Typification

Holotypus: H. Webster (NYS)
North America: United States: Massachusetts, East Milton

Published type studies: Hesler & Smith (1979), N. Amer. Spec. Lactarius: 167; Montoya & Bandala (Persoonia 18, 2005)

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