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Nomenclature

Lactifluus medusae (Verbeken) Verbeken
Mycotaxon 120: 447. 2012.

Lactarius medusae Verbeken
Mycotaxon 55: 532. 1995.

Original diagnosis

Pileus 6.3 cm diam., planoconcavus ad depressus; pileipellis velutina, pallide flava ad ochroleuca. Stipes 4 cm longus, 1.2 cm. crassus, cylindratus, velutinus, aurantio-flavus ad brunneus-aurantius. Lamellae subdecurrentes, distantes, brunneo-aurantiae ad pallide brunneae, acie pallidiores, albae. Sporae 8.2-9.2-10.3 x 6.3-7.1-7.8 µm, ellipsoideae, dense reticulatae; macula suprahilaris amyloidea. Macropleurocystidia abundantia, cylindrata, 60-80 x 5-6.5 µm. Pileipellis bistrata; elementa suprapellis (20)80-250 x 3.5-5.5 µm, cylindrata, angustata, interdum ramosa, pariete incrassato (1-2 µm); subpellis pseudoparenchymata [...] Zambia. - Miombo woodland: near Kawambwa, Luapala, 01-1991, Buyck 3455 (holotypus BR, isotypus BUYCK).

Typification

Holotypus: Buyck 3455 (BR)
Africa: Zambia: near Kawambwa
miombo woodland

Description

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