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Nomenclature

Lactarius lepidotus Hesler & A.H. Sm.
N. Amer. Species Lactarius: 408. 1979.

Original diagnosis

Pileus 2-4 cm latus, "drab-gray" deinde "pale ecru-drab", rimuloso-squamulosus, siccus, azonatus. Latex albus, constans, lamellas nullo modo tingens, gustu mitis vel perparvum subacer. Lamellae "pale vinaceous-fawn", confertae, angustae. Stipes "pale vinaceous-fawn", siccus. Sporae 6.5-8.5 x 6-7 µ. Specimen typicum in Herbarium University of Michigan conservatum; legit 30 Sep. 1952, Mt. Rainer National Park, Washington, Smith 40341.

Typification

Holotypus: Smith 40341 (MICH)
North America: United States: Washington, Mt. Rainier N.P., Castle Peak
Alnus viridis

Published type studies: ? Smith & Clemençon, Nova Hedwigia 30: 457 ss. (1978)

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