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Lactarius deterrimus Gröger
Xizang (Tibet): Riwoqe Xian. Road from Changdu (Chamdo) to Nangqen, Qinghai, along Lancang Jiang (Ge Qu, or Ge River), then W along tributary of Lancang Jiang on road to Riwoqe via Machala coal mine. Meadow beside stream and slope, both with scattered shrubs; Berberis and Salix dominant, with Rosa and scattered Picea and Juniperus. 31°27'36"N, 96°43'29"E; 3735 m.
Cap 4-6 cm in diam., orange yellow, becoming paler when mature; lamellae fresh orange-yellow, with bluish areas; latex orange, unchanging for a very long time, finally becoming bluish; stipe 2-4 X 1-2 cm, orange or paler, with bluish areas, smooth.
Zhu-Liang YANG
5325 24 July 2009

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