Lactarius flexuosus

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Lactarius flexuosus
The underside of the mushroom's cap, with pale yellow lines radiating from the center.
The gills of L. flexuosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales
Family: Russulaceae
Genus: Lactarius
Species: L. flexuosus
Binomial name
Lactarius flexuosus
(Pers.) Gray[1] (1821)

Agaricus lactifluus [unranked] flexuosus Pers. (1801)

Lactarius flexuosus is a species of fungus in the Russulaceae family of mushrooms. The cap of L. flexuosus can reach 10 cm (3.9 in) in diameter. The mushroom is edible when pickled and boiled.[2]


  1. ^ Gray SF. (1821). A Natural Arrangement of British Plants. London, UK: Cradock, and Joy. p. 624. 
  2. ^ "Lactarius flexuosus". An article from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia. 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2011.