Name: Lactarius allardii Coker
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
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Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Deprecated

Name: Lactarius allardii

Author: Coker

Citation: J. Elisha Mitchell scient. Soc. 34: 12 (1918)

Preferred Synonyms:Lactifluus allardii (Coker) De Crop

Classification:

Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Russulales

Family: Russulaceae

Genus: Lactarius

Lifeform:
Brief Description:

Cap: 4-20 cm; convex with a shallow central depression, becoming shallowly to deeply vase-shaped; dry; smooth; finely velvety to the touch, at least when young; whitish when very young or when covered with leaves, but soon becoming brownish pink to pinkish brown, and eventually darkening to brick red.

Gills: Attached to the stem or beginning to run down it; close or nearly distant; whitish, maturing to buff; staining greenish, then brown where damaged.

Stem: 2-7 cm long; 1-3 cm thick; more or less equal; hard; bald; without potholes; white, or becoming colored like the cap; hollowing; dry.

Flesh: White; staining purplish pink, then greenish when sliced.

Milk: White, turning slowly greenish, then brownish; copious; sticky; staining tissues greenish, then brownish; staining white paper yellow.

Odor and Taste: Odor fragrant, or not distinctive; taste strongly acrid.

Spore Print: White to pale yellowish.

Spores 7.5-10.5 × 5.5-8 µ; subglobose to broadly ellipsoid; ornamentation well under 0.5 µ high, as isolated warts and rare, scattered connectors. Pleuromacrocystidia abundant; subcylindric to subfusoid; to about 130 × 15 µ. Cheilocystidia similar but shorter. Pileipellis a cutis-like tangle of cylindric elements that are often aggregated into upright fascicles of pileocystidia up to 100 µ long and 5 µ wide.

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Created: 2007-06-19 02:41:28 CDT (-0400) by Nathan Wilson (nathan)
Last modified: 2017-09-06 22:44:53 CDT (-0400) by Herbert Baker
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