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Lactarius repraesentaneus Britzelm., Ber. naturhist. Augsburg 28: 136 (1885)

Habitat: On acidic soil, associated with Pinus sylvestris and Betula spp.

Notes: Rare, and virtually confined to Scotland. A single record, with voucher material, from England (Cumberland: Loweswater) and reported from Wales (Caernarvonshire: Llyn Padarn) but unsubstantiated with voucher material.

Distribution: E: !, S: r, W: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 27113; Scotland: K(M) 92335; Wales: K(M) 147507

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. 2: 474 pp. (1992), p. 364
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 409
D+I:, in Heilmann-Clausen, J., Verbeken, A. & Vesterholt, J., Fungi of Northern Europe: The genus Lactarius 2: 287 pp. (1998), p. 104-105
D+I:, in Basso, M.T., Fungi Europaei 7: Lactarius Pers. 7: 845 pp. (1999), p. 237-241
I:, in Krieglsteiner, G.J., Die Grosspilze Baden-Würtenbergs - Band 2 2: 620 pp. (2000), p. 365

Conservation Status: Near Threatened (Red Data List, Evans et al. 2006)

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