Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Lactarius fulvissimus Romagn.
Synonyms: Lactarius britannicus
Lactarius subsericatus
Common Name: Tawny Milkcap

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Lactarius fulvissimusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (12)
Corylus avellana (9)
Betula (6)
Quercus (5)
Quercus petraea (4)
Poa (2)
Tilia (2)
Quercus ilex (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (18)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (8)
Parkland and scattered trees (8)
Built up area, domestic (7)
Woodland: mixed (6)
Woodland (5)
Woodland: broadleaved (4)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (4)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Scrub (2)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (19)
Soil Grassy (8)
Soil Leaves (6)
Soil Mossy (6)
Larch (Larix) (4)
trunk, fallen mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (2)
August (5)
September (13)
October (25)
November (5)