Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Russulaceae

Lactarius deterrimus Gröger

False Saffron Milkcap

Locally common in groups under conifers, especially pine and spruce. Fruitbodies turn green in varying degrees with age

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