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Nomenclature

Lactarius pubescens (Schrad. -> ) Fr.
Epicr. syst. mycol.: 335. 1838.

Agaricus pubescens Schrad.
(nom. illeg., art. 53.1 ICBN)
Spic. fl. germ.: 122. 1794.

Lactarius controversus var. pubescens (Fr.) Gillet
Champ. France hyménomyc.: 210. 1878.

Lactifluus pubescens (Schrad. -> ) Kuntze
Revis. gen. pl. 2: 857. 1891.

Lactarius torminosus subsp. pubescens (Fr.) Konrad & Maubl.
Bull. Soc. Mycol. France 51: 129. 1935.

Lactarius torminosus var. pubescens (Fr.) S. Lundell
Fungi Exsicc. Suecici 47-48: Schedae p. 19. 1956.

Taxonomic synonyms:

= Lactarius albus J. Blum, Lactaires: 115. 1976.  — Lactarius blumii Bon, Doc. Mycol. 9 (35): 39. 1979.

= Lactarius blumii f. betularum Bon, Doc. Mycol. 11 (44): 40. 1981.  — Lactarius pubescens var. betularum (Bon) Bon, Doc. Mycol. 15 (60): 38. 1985.

= Lactarius groenlandicus Terk., Friesia 5: 417. 1956.

= Lactarius torminosus var. typicus Kühner & Romagn., Fl. Analyt. Champ. Supér. [IF]: 474. 1953.

Original diagnosis

A. pubescens, albidus, pileo pubescente, vertice depresso, lamellis inaequalibus confertis succum lacteum acrem fundentibus, stipite crasso.
Hab. cum precedente.
Stipes ratione pilei diametri breviusculus, crassus teretiusculus, folidus, villo brevissimo molli tectus.
Lamellae confertae, duplici vel triplici ordine digestae, tenuissimae, glabrae, succo lacteo acri refertae.
Pileus ufngi adultioris vertice depressus, biuncialis triuncialisve, simili superficie pubescente uti stipes obsessus.
Substantia carnosa.
Color totius fungi lacteus vel albidus.

Typification

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Nomenclatural notes

  1. A later homonym of Agaricus pubescens Vahl (1792)

Description

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Microscopy

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