Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Russulaceae

Lactarius blennius  (Fr.) Fr.

Beech Milkcap

Very common under Beech Fagus sylvaticus trees. The viscid cap is quite variable in colour

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Heilmann-Clausen et al. (2000) The Genus Lactarius
Overall (2017) Fungi: Mushroom & Toadstools of parks, gardens, heaths and woodlands
Breitenbach & Kranzlin (2005) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 6, Russulaceae

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