Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Lactarius glyciosmus (Fr.) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus glyciosmus
Common Name: Coconut Milkcap


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Lactarius glyciosmusPhotographer:  Stuart Dunlop
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula (24)
Betula pubescens (10)
Betula pendula (7)
Corylus avellana (6)
Poa (2)
Beech (1)
Betula utilis (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Betula jacquemontii (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (13)
Woodland: mixed (10)
Parkland and scattered trees (9)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (8)
Woodland (8)
Built up area, domestic (5)
Woodland: broadleaved (4)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
Marsh/marshy grassland (2)
Scrub (2)
Bog (1)
Built-up areas (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Leaves (18)
Soil (12)
Soil Grassy (8)
Soil Mossy (5)
Leaf Litter (1)
Soil Peat (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
September (18)
October (31)
November (7)