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Nomenclature

Lactarius indigo (Schwein: Fr.) Fr.
Epicr. syst. mycol.: 341. 1838.

Agaricus indigo Schwein.: Fr.
Schr. naturf. Ges. Leipzig [IF] 1: 87. 1822.

Lactifluus indigo (Schwein.) Kuntze
Revis. gen. pl. 2: 857. 1891.

Taxonomic synonyms:

= Lactarius canadensis Winder, Mushrooms Canada: addenda [24] (pages not numbered). 1871.

Original diagnosis

A. L. pileo umbilicato subzonato, lamellis stipite succoque in coeruleum vergente.
Solitarius sed non rarus inter folia. Major, affinis succoque habitu et magnitudine delicioso, sed stipite longiore. Pileus tempore humido colore omnino Indigo, sicciori expallescente, tum zonis ut indelicioso notatus. Lamellarum, stipites et succi color pulcherrime e coeruleo et Indigo mixtus.

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