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Nomenclature

Lactarius baliophaeus Pegler
Kew Bull. 23: 237. 1969.

Original diagnosis

Pileus 4-6.5 cm latus, e plano leviter depressus, pallide bubalinus, ad discum dilute ochraceo-salmoneus, dein cinnamomeo vel badio maculatus, impolitus, haud viscosus, subvelutinus, azonatus. Lamellae arcuato-decurrentes, cremeae, pruinosae, modice confertae, duabus ordinibus lamellularum intermixtae. Stipes 3.5-5 cm x 7-12 mm, aequalis vel sursum attenuatus, cylindricus, firmus, farctus, pileo concoloratus. Caro tenuis, pallida; latex copiosus, e cremeo-flavo badius, sapor primo plus minusve amarus demum acris. Sporae in cumulo cremeae, 6-8.5 x 5.5-7.5 µ (sine ornamentatione), subglobosae, ornamentatione reticulato forte amyloideo, verrucis 0.5-1.5 µ vestitae (sec. typum -L9 Pearsonii). Basidia 30-44 x 9-11.5 µ, clavato-fusiformia, 4-sporigena. Cheilocystidia 20-36 x 1.5-6.5 µ, numerosa, criniformia, hyalina, cylindrica vel lanceolata, interdum subventricosae. Pleurocystidia rariora, laticifera, 3-8 µ lata, ex trama oriunda. Trama hymenophoralis intermixta, hyalina. Epicutis pilei virescenti-typo similia; pileocystidia 14-37 x 2.5-5 µ, ex hypodermio pseudoparenchymatico oriunda. Hyphae omnes defibulatae [...] Ghana. Tafo, under Cassia, 29 July 1955, Holden GC66 (K, holotypus).

Typification

Holotypus: Holden GC66 (K)
Africa: Ghana: Tafo

Published type studies: Verbeken, Persoonia 16: 215 (1996).

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