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Nomenclature

Lactarius maculatipes Burl.
Mycologia 34 (1): 8. 1942 (as 'Lactaria maculatipes').

Original diagnosis

Pileo late convexo-depresso, postea subinfundibuliformo, zonato, primo albidulo, deinde malleo, zonis maculisve obscurioribus picto, viscoso, margine involuto primitis et albo-puberulo; carne firma subalba, fracta, tardissime pallide ochroleuca e lacte, inodora aut odore debili et grato; lacte copioso albo, vix mutante sed sicco pallide ochroleuco, amaro et tarde acri; lamellis carneocoloribus (167 t-1) deinde obscurioribus, inaequalibus, saepe ad stipitem furcatis, angustis, confertis; stipite subalbido, subochroleuco scrobiculato, viscido udo, solido deinde cavo, 2.5 cm. -4 cm. x 1.2 cm. -1.3 cm., aequalo aut basi leviter constricto; sporis carnealbis echinulatis, reticulatis, late ellipticis, 7.5 µ. X 8.75-9 µ.
Type Locality: A hammock two miles east of Fort Christmas, Florida. [...]Type specimens of Lactaria maculatipes are deposited in the herbarium of the New York Botanical Garden and in my own herbarium.

Typification

Holotypus: Burlingham 1 (NY)
North America: United States: Florida, two miles east of Fort Christmas

Published type studies: Hesler & Smith (1979), N. Amer. Spec. Lactarius: 309

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