Name: Lactarius torminosus (Schaeff.) Gray
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First person to use this name on MO: Darvin DeShazer
Editors: Alan Rockefeller, walt sturgeon, Johannes Harnisch

Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Lactarius torminosus

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Schaeff.) Gray

Citation: Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. (London) 1: 623 (1821)

Misspellings: Lactarius tomenosus

Classification:

Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Russulales

Family: Russulaceae

Genus: Lactarius

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Cap pinkish-pale, bearded and wooly
Spore print whitish-creamy
Gills also pale-pinkish
Flesh nearly the same color as the rest
Latex white
Taste very hot or acrid, thus the name torminosus

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