Lactifluus hygrophoroides

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Lactifluus hygrophoroides
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales
Family: Russulaceae
Genus: Lactarius
L. hygrophoroides
Binomial name
Lactarius hygrophoroides
  • Lactifluus hygrophoroides (Berk. & M.A.Curtis) Kuntze (1891)

Lactarius hygrophoroides is a species of milk-cap mushroom in the order Russulales. It was first described scientifically by Miles Joseph Berkeley and Moses Ashley Curtis in 1859.[1] It is a choice edible,[2] although some report its taste to be mild.[3]


  1. ^ Berkeley MJ, Curtis MA (1859). "Centuries of North American fungi". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. III. 4 (22): 284–96. doi:10.1080/00222935908697127.
  2. ^ Phillips, Roger (2010) [2005]. Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America. Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books. p. 109. ISBN 978-1-55407-651-2.
  3. ^ Miller Jr., Orson K.; Miller, Hope H. (2006). North American Mushrooms: A Field Guide to Edible and Inedible Fungi. Guilford, CN: FalconGuide. p. 99. ISBN 978-0-7627-3109-1.