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Nomenclature

Lactarius vinaceorufescens A.H. Sm.
Brittonia 12: 334. 1960.

Taxonomic synonyms:

= Lactarius vinaceorufescens var. fallax Hesler & A.H. Sm., Brittonia 12: 335. 1960.

Original diagnosis

Pileus 4-12 cm latus, convexus, demum late convexus, viscidus, glaber, ad marginem minute pubescens, subzonatus, vinaceo-rufus; sapor submitis; lamellae angustae, confertae, subincarnatae, maculis rufo-incarnatis ornatae; sporae 7-9 x 6-7 µ. Specimen typicum legit A. H. Smith (No. 6020), 11 Oct. 1936, Muskegon, Michigan, U.S.A. (MICH).

Typification

Holotypus: Smith 6020 (MICH)
North America: United States: Michigan, Muskegon County

Published type studies: Hesler & Smith (1979), N. Amer. Spec. Lactarius: 319; Montoya et al., Persoonia 17: 132 (1998)

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