Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Lactarius subdulcis (Pers.) Gray
Synonyms: Agaricus lactifluus [var.] subdulcis
Agaricus lactifluus var. subdulcis
Common Name: Mild Milkcap

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Lactarius subdulcisPhotographer:  Mark Wright
Photographer: Mark Wright

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (99)
Quercus petraea (4)
Quercus (3)
Corylus avellana (3)
Aesculus hippocastanum (2)
Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula' (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Beech (1)
Tilia (1)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (16)
Woodland: mixed (13)
Woodland (9)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (9)
Parkland and scattered trees (7)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (5)
Woodland: broadleaved (5)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (4)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Boundaries: defunct hedge (1)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
Scrub (1)
Wet ash-wych elm woods: Heavy soil forms (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (38)
Soil Mossy (27)
Soil Leaves (21)
Soil Grassy (8)
Larch (Larix) (3)
Months recorded in & number of records:
June (2)
July (7)
August (23)
September (41)
October (53)
November (16)
December (2)