Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Lactarius deterrimus Gröger
Common Name: False Saffron Milkcap

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Lactarius deterrimusPhotographer: © Ronnie Irvine
Photographer: © Ronnie Irvine

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Picea sitchensis (18)
Picea abies (7)
Pinus (1)
Pinus contorta (1)
Picea (1)
Abies alba (1)
Pinus sitchensis (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (12)
Woodland: mixed (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (4)
Woodland: coniferous (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Improved grassland (1)
Marginal/inundation: marginal (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Needle (16)
Soil (10)
Soil Grassy (3)
Soil Leaves (3)
Soil Mossy (3)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (7)
August (4)
September (5)
October (21)
November (7)