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Nomenclature

Lactarius rufus (Scop.: Fr.) Fr.
Epicr. syst. mycol.: 347. 1838.

Agaricus rufus Scop.
Fl. carniol., ed. 2 2: 451. 1772.

Agaricus subdulcis var. rufus (Scop.) Alb. & Schwein.
Consp. fung. lusat.: 210. 1805.

Galorrheus rufus (Scop.: Fr.) Fr.
Stirp. agri femsion. (III): 57. 1825.

Lactifluus rufus (Scop.: Fr.) Kuntze
Revis. gen. pl. 2: 857. 1891.

Taxonomic synonyms:

= Lactarius boughtonii Peck, Bull. New York State Mus. Nat. Hist. 150: 32. 1911.  — Lactarius rufus var. boughtonii (Peck) Kauffman, Michigan Biol. Geol. Surv., Biol. Ser. 5 26: 108. 1918.

= Lactarius mollis D.A. Reid, Coloured Icon. Rare Interesting Fungi 4: 19. 1969.

= Lactarius rufus var. exumbonatus Boud., Icon. Mycol. 1: 26 (1: pl. 52). 1905.

Original diagnosis

Fungus infundibuliformis, lactescens, rufescentis coloris. Mich. Gen. Plant. p. 141.
Fungus. Battar. Fung. p. 38. tab. 16. fig. H huic proximus
Fungus lactescens, piperatus, rufus; VAILLANT. Paris p. 61. nomen certe convenit.
Diagn. Pileus ferrugineus; lamellis pallidioribus; stipite longo. Habitat in sylvis Districtus Labacensis. Pileo planus in medio leniter elevatus; diametro unciali et biunciali. Lac album, acrimoniam suam non statim prodit et sensim flavescit. Stipite calamo scriptorio paulo crassior, fistuosus, vix lactescens. Pileus senilis marginem attolit.

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