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Nomenclature

Lactarius gracilis Hongo
J. Jap. Bot. 32: 144. 1957.

Taxonomic synonyms:

= Lactarius squamulosus Z. Bi & T. Li, Bull. Bot. Res. 7 (4): 83. 1987.

Original diagnosis

Pileo 1-2(2.5) cm lato, late convexo, dein plano-depresso, acute papillato, sicco, azono, minute granuloso-subvelutino, brunneo in centro, dilute brunneolo vel subavellaneo in zona marginali, margine primutus incurvato, barbato; carne tenui, brunneola, inodora; lacte albo, immutabili, miti; lamellis adnato-decurrentibus, confertis vel subdistantibus, saepe furcatis, pallide carneis, vulneratis sordidescentibus, 2 mm latis; stipite 2-5(-7) cm longo, 2-3(6) mm crasso, aequali vel subattenuato apicem versus, curvate, cavo, rufo-brunneo, sub lente albido-pruinoso, basi strigoso; sporis in cumulo cremeis. [... microscopic characters in english].
Hab. gregarious or scattered, among mosses or fallen leaves in woods of Shiia, [...] Ishiyama-Hiratscho, Otsu, May 18, 1955 (-type)...

Typification

Holotypus: Hongo 18-5-1955
Asia: Japan

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