Observation 188250: Lactifluus rugatus (Kühner & Romagn.) Verbeken

When: 2014-10-26

Collection location: Serra de São Mamede, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Notes:
Lactarius rugatus is characterised by a velvet cap that cracks at maturity, rugulose near the margin, pleasant odor and sweet taste, and ellipsoid to oblong spores. It is similar to L. volemus, from which it differs in the cap, gill less crowded, less abundant latex, and spores (the latter has subglobose spores).
Average dimensions of the spores: Me = 8.8 × 6.7 µm ; Qe = 1.3 (N=18).

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Microscopy: Spores;
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Microscopy: Lamella;
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Microscopy: Pileipellis.

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