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Nomenclature

Lactarius azonites f. virgineus (J.E. Lange) Verbeken
Fungi of Northern Europe 2: 240. 1998.

Lactarius fuliginosus f. virgineus J.E. Lange
Dansk Bot. Ark. 5 (5): 33. 1928 (as Lactarius fuliginosus f. 'virginea').

Lactarius virgineus (J.E. Lange) J. Blum ex Bon
Doc. Mycol. 10 (37-38): 92. 1980 ("1979").

Taxonomic synonyms:

= Lactarius argematus var. connatus Bres. & Schulzer, Hedwigia 24: 138. 1885.

= Lactarius candiculus Schulzer, Verh. K.K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 28: 432. 1878.

Original diagnosis

Diag.: Smaller (about 5 cm.); cap whitish, centre slightly dust-brownish; gills white, slowly becoming cream.
Spores (only some few on each gill) as in no. 17a , sub lente almost hyaline.
Fig. specim. (D. A. pl. 840): Hjallese, frondose wood, Aug. 1914, solitary.

Typification

Holotypus: Danske Agariceer plate 839 (C)
Europe: Denmark

Epitypus: J.H. Petersen 97.176 (C)
Europe: Denmark: Moesgård Skov S of Århus, Kammerherrens Ege

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Microscopy

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