Lactarius violascens (Otto 1816 : Fries) Fries 1838 (Family Russulaceae)

Ectomycorrhizal, September - November (Earliest: 8.10)
Cap: 40-150mm, Stem: 30x10-100x20mm, Gills: L=50-70, I=3-5

Protective Chemicals
Sesquiterpenes Violascensol

Biotopes:
Beech Forest
Mycorrhizae:
Fagus sylvatica

Quercus robur


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