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Lactarius fuliginosus (Fr.) Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Uppsala): 348 (1838) [1836-1838]

Lactarius azonites sensu auct.
Agaricus fuliginosus Fr., Syst. mycol. (Lundae) 1: 73 (1821)

Habitat: On soil in deciduous woodland or with mixed conifers and deciduous trees.

Notes: Frequently reported and apparently widespread, but commonly misidentified or confused with similar taxa such as L. azonites or L. romagnesii. Most records are unsubstantiated with voucher material.

Distribution: E: ?, S: ?, W: ?, NI: ?, ROI: ?

Vouchers: England: K(M) 32147; Scotland: K(M) 91921 ?; Wales: K(M) 120134

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. 2: 474 pp. (1992), p. 367
I:, in Bon, M., The Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and North-western Europe: 352 pp. (1987), p. 97
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 417
D+I:, in Heilmann-Clausen, J., Verbeken, A. & Vesterholt, J., Fungi of Northern Europe: The genus Lactarius 2: 287 pp. (1998), p. 244-245
D+I:, in Basso, M.T., Fungi Europaei 7: Lactarius Pers. 7: 845 pp. (1999), p. 653-657
I:, in Krieglsteiner, G.J., Die Grosspilze Baden-Würtenbergs - Band 2 2: 620 pp. (2000), p. 378
I:, Rivista di Mycologia 46(3), p. 196

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