Collection location: near Zaga, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]
Syn.: Lactarius brittanica, Lactarius ichoratus, Batsch ex Fr. (Moser)
Slo.: blaga mlečnica
Habitat: Old Fagus sylvatica secondary forest, northeast oriented mountain slope, locally almost flat terrain, calcareous bedrock, in shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 6-8 deg C,elevation 805 m (2,600 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.
Substratum: forest soil with plenty of Fagus sylvatica rotten leaves.
Place: South of village Žaga, northeast slopes of Mt. Kobariški Stol ridge, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC
Comments: Growing in a single group, pileus diameter up to 5-6 cm (2 inch). Spore print crème with slight red-brown tint. Milk white, not changing color with time, with mild taste, not abundant.
Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8 and Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5
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