Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Lactarius lacunarum Romagn. ex Hora
Synonyms: Lactarius decipiens forma lacunarum
Lactarius decipiens var. lacunarum
Lactarius subdulcis var. sphagneti
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An ectomycorrhizal species
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Lactarius lacunarumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula (5)
Betula pubescens (4)
Corylus avellana (4)
Betula pendula (2)
Salix (1)
Salix repens (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Woodland (4)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Bog (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (7)
Soil Mossy (5)
Soil Leaves (4)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Peat (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (8)
September (9)
October (4)
November (1)