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Nomenclature

Lactarius subamarus Verbeken
Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 65: 209. 1996.

Original diagnosis

Pileus 1-4 cm diam., convexus ad applanatus, umbilicatus; margine subcrenulato, leviter striato; pileipellis concentrice zonata, flavido-albida ad pallide flava vel dilute aurantia. Stipes 2-3.5 cm longus, 0.1-0.5 cm crassus, cylindratus, flavido-albidus, basin versus albus et hirsutus. Lamellae liberae ad adnatae, satis distantes, 2.5-4 mm latae, pallide flavae, tum flavo-aurantiae. Contextus albidus ad flavidus, gustu mitis. Latex non abundans, translucido-albus. Sporae albae in cumulo, subglobosae ad ellipsoideae, 8.7-9.7-10.7 x 7.7-8.3-9.0 µm, alatae; cristis usque ad 1.5 µm altis et paucis verrucis isolatis ornatae; macula suprahilaris amyloidea. Basidia 50-60(70) x 10-11 µm, cylindrata ad subclavata, tetraspora. Macropleurocystidia absentia. Pseudopleurocystidia abundantissima, cylindrata ad tortuosa, saepe ramosa. Pileipellis filamentosa, ex hyphis intricatis, hyalinis, saepe septatis, 3-5 µm diam., interdum ramosis, interdum pariete leviter incrassato.
Holotypus: Rammeloo 5850 et icon. phot. (BR), Burundi, Bururi Prov., Mugara, 1000-1050 m alt., miombo woodland, xi 1978.

Typification

Holotypus: Rammeloo 5850 (BR)
Africa: Burundi: Mugara
miombo woodland

Published type studies: Verbeken et al., Syst. Geogr. Pl. 70: 206-207 (2000)

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Microscopy

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