Taxon profile


Saffron Milkcap
Lactarius deliciosus (L.) Gray

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Agaricomycetes »  order Russulales - brittle fleshed fungi »  family Russulaceae »  genus Lactarius

Scientific synonyms

Agaricus deliciosus L.
Agaricus deliciosus var. deliciosus L.
Agaricus deliciosus var. lamelliporus Barla
Agaricus lactifluus deliciosus (L.) Pers.
Galorrheus deliciosus (L.) P. Kumm.
Lactarius deliciosus f. deliciosus (L.) Gray
Lactarius deliciosus f. laeticolor S. Imai
Lactarius deliciosus f. rubescens J.Aug. Schmitt
Lactarius deliciosus f. virescens S. Imai
Lactarius deliciosus var. abietinus Smotl.


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Links and literature

CZ Holec J., Bielich A., Beran M. (2012): Přehled hub střední Evropy, Academia Praha, 624pp [as Lactarius deliciosus (L.) Gray]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013
CZ Slavíček J. (ed.) (2014): Číselník hub České republiky [], Česká vědecká společnost pro mykologii [as Lactarius deliciosus (L.) Gray]
Data retrieved on: 3 March 2015

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