Three new species of Lactarius (Russulaceae) from Sikkim, India

Kanad DAS & Annemieke VERBEKEN

en Cryptogamie, Mycologie 32 (4) - Pages 365-381

Published on 30 December 2011

Since 2008, fungal explorations have been undertaken in a mycologically unexplored area: West district of Sikkim (India), located in the Esatern Himalaya. Three Lactarius species are proposed here as new taxa: Lactarius elaioviscidus, L. ermineus and L. byssaceus. Extended descriptions and illustrations are given; the taxonomic position and relation to allied species is discussed.

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