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Lactarius hepaticus
Plowr.

Nomenclature

Description

Microscopy

SEM photos

 

Lactarius hepaticus is a fairly common to very common European brownish milkcap, with milk turning yellow on white tissues.

Photo © Ruben Walleyn.

 

L. hepaticus is associated with conifers, and appears often late in the season, supporting rather thick, nitrogen-rich needle litter layers.

Photo © Henk Huijser.

 

A collection of Lactarius hepaticus from a coastal pine wood in Eastern Sardinia.

Photo © Marco Floriani.

 

Photo © Henk Huijser.

 

[Collection JV94-950]

Photo © Jan Vesterholt.