Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Lactarius camphoratus (Bull.) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus camphoratus
Agaricus cimicarius
Agaricus subdulcis camphoratus
Agaricus subdulcis camphoratus
Agaricus subdulcis camphoratus
Lactarius camphoratus var. terrei
Lactarius camphoratus var. terreyi
Lactarius cimicarius
Lactarius terrei
Lactarius terreyi
Common Name: Curry Milkcap


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Lactarius camphoratusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (9)
Fagus sylvatica (5)
Quercus petraea (4)
Betula (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (10)
Parkland and scattered trees (5)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (7)
Soil Leaves (7)
Soil Grassy (5)
Soil Mossy (4)
Larch (Larix) (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (2)
July (1)
August (2)
September (13)
October (14)
November (1)