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Nomenclature

Lactarius illyricus Piltaver
Mycol. Res. 96: 694. 1992.

Original diagnosis

Pileus 4-9(-12) cm. latus, serius depressus vel late infundibuliformis, indistincte zonatus, invariabiliter unicolor, sordide pallido-aurantiacus, 190, 199, 200, 249, 250, 339 sec Séguy (1936); ‘greyish orange' sec Kornerup & Wanscher (1984). Margine involuto, cito recto et glabro. Lamellae angustae, fere densissimae (15-20 cm. -1), decurrentes. Stipe sbrevis, 2.5-4(-5) cm. longus et 0.9-2 cm. latus, deorsus attenuatus, diu solidus, non scrobiculatus. Caro rigida, albida, fracta nullo modo rosea. Odor aromaticus, poma (non gerania !) in mentem ducens. Sapor acer. Latex albus, immutabilis, acer. Sporae minutae, subglobosae vel late ellipsoideae, 6.1-7.0-7.9 x 5.2-6.1-7.0 µm. (Q= 1.15-1.2), ornamento amyloideo, cristulato vel interrupto-reticulato, in cumulis ochraceo-cremeae. Basidia tetraspora, 36-43-50 x 8.4-10.5-12.6 µm. Macrocystidia subulata, apice clavata, dispersa vel abundantia, manifeste projecta, 41-55-69 x 6.6-9.2-12 µm. Cutis filamentosa gelata (= ixocutis). Pileocystidia pauca vel etiam rara, non manifesta sulphoadehydum ope non colorata. Habitus gregarius, haud raro fasciculatus, pilei concrescentibus. Habitat in silvis collinis, solo acido, sub Fago, aestate-autumno. Holotypus: Slovenia, Pijava Gorica, 600 m. W from village Vino, alt. 400 m., 18 sept. 1990 A. Piltaver 90180901 (LJU, isotypi in H, IMI, M, PC, WU).

Typification

Holotypus: Piltaver 90180901 (LJU)
Europe: Slovenia: Pijava Gorica, 600 m W from village Vino, 400 m a.s.l.
In a hill forest, on acid soil, under Fagus

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