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Nomenclature

Lactarius pegleri Pacioni & Lalli
Mycotaxon 44: 182. 1992.

Original diagnosis

Fungus statura media. Pileo aurantio-ochraceo, depresso vel subinfundibuliformi, sicco, tomentoso, 2.5-5.7 cm lato, margine mox explanato. Lamellis alutaceis, distantibus, decurrentibus. Stipite ochraceo-incarnato, cylindrico, 2.5-3-8 cm longo, 0.6-1.2 cm crasso. Carne pallida, immutabile, odore non peculari; latice albo, dulci. Sporis ellipsoideis, echinatis vel cristatis, (7.0)7.5-8.2(8.5) x (5.8)6.1-6.9(7.2) µm.; cystidiis anguste clavaeformibus; epicute trichodermiali, hyphis 3-5 µm crassis. Habitat in xerophyticis silvis, sub Coccoloba pubescens. Holotypus ex Martinica, prope La Caravelle collectus, oct. 1977, Pegler legit, in kewensis herbario servatus. Species Lactario hygrophoroidi relata, sed epicutis structura et fere solitariis sporarum verrucis certe distincta est.

Typification

Holotypus: Pegler 2924 (K)
Central America: Morocco: La Caravelle

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