Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Lactarius lilacinus (Lasch) Fr.
Synonyms: Lactarius lateritioroseus
Common Name:

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Lactarius lilacinusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Alnus glutinosa (18)
Betula (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Alnus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (6)
Soil (5)
Soil Mossy (3)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (8)
October (7)
November (1)