Saturday, 26 October 2013

New species add - Beech Milkcap to Fungi

Beech Milkcap, Lactonius blennius

Cap: to 9.5cm, convex then expanded with depressed centre, drab brownish or grey with olivaceous tones. Sometimes heavily spotted

Gills: adnate to decurrent, crowded, white becoming cream

Milk plentiful, white

Stipe: to 7cm, clyindrical or tapering downward, paler than cap

Hab: Deciduous woodland, usually containing Beech

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