Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Russulaceae
Species: Lactarius obscuratus (Lasch) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus obnubilus
Agaricus obscuratus
Lactarius obnubilus
Lactarius obscuratus var. radiatus
Lactarius radiatus
Common Name: Alder Milkcap

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Lactarius obscuratusPhotographer:  Chris Stretch
With Alder, Alnus glutinosa
Photographer: Chris Stretch

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Betula (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
August (1)
September (1)
October (1)