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Lactarius aspideus
(Fr.) Fr.




SEM photos


A pale yellow Lactarius with milk turning violet on the flesh. Associated with Salix on acid, often damp soil.

[Collection JV96-269]

Photo © Jan Vesterholt.


The cap margin of very young fruitbodies have a pubescent cap margin.

Photo © Ruben Walleyn.


Unusually large fruitbodies of Lactarius aspideus with a cap diameter of more then 8 cm.

Photo © Ruben Walleyn.