Lactarius vellereus (Fr.) Fr.
(fleecy milkcap)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesLactarius vellereus (fleecy milkcap)
SubgenusLactarius (Lactariopsis) (a group of milkcaps)
GenusLactarius (milkcap toadstools)
FamilyRUSSULACEAE (milkcaps and russulas)
OrderRUSSULALES (an order of toadstools)
SubclassAGARICOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of basidiomycetes)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Lactarius vellereus (Fleecy Milkcap) :
1: Lactarius vellereus (Fleecy Milkcap)
20 Oct 2016 OSGR: SU20 50° 50' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
fruitbodies under Beech
Image 1: Fruitbody - lain down to show gillsImage 2: Fruitbody - lain down to show gills and milkImage 3: Fruitbody - LSImage 4: Fruitbody - side viewImage 5: Fruitbody - top viewImage 6: Stipe and adjoining gills - close-upImage 7: Cap surface - enlargedImage 8: Cap surface with bruising - enlargedImage 9: Milk + KOH - enlargedImage 10: Milk on gills - old - enlargedImage 11: Milk on gills - old - enlarged (2)Image 12: Milk on gills - old - enlarged (3)Image 13: Spore print - enlarged - white backgroundImage 14: Spores - magnifiedImage 15: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 16: Spores - highly magnified (2)Image 17: Spores - highly magnified (3)Image 18: Spores - highly magnified (4)Image 19: Spores - profile view - magnified
2: Lactarius vellereus (Fleecy Milkcap)
27 Sep 1997 OSGR: SU56 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
under beech/aspen, hazel nearby
Image 1: CapImage 2: Cap (2)Image 3: Cap surface - close-upImage 4: Fruitbody - LSImage 5: Fruitbody - side-viewImage 6: Fruitbody - side-view (2)Image 7: Gills and cap margin
3: Lactarius vellereus (Fleecy Milkcap)
9 Oct 1977 OSGR: TQ21 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Fruitbodies - top view - in situImage 2: Fruitbody - side view - in situImage 3: Fruitbody - upturned to show gills and milk
4: Lactarius vellereus (Fleecy Milkcap)
2 Nov 1975 OSGR: SU93 51° 0' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: West Sussex (VC 13) England
Image 1: Fruitbody - side view showing gills - in situImage 2: Fruitbody - top view - in situImage 3: Fruitbody - upturned to show gills

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references relevant to Lactarius vellereus (Fleecy Milkcap)

Lactarius vellereus (Fleecy Milkcap) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 11 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Lactarius vellereus (Fleecy Milkcap)
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