Lactarius trivialis

Lactarius trivialis is a species of mushroom belonging to the genus Lactarius.[1] The fungus is most commonly found in Scandinavia.[2] The colour of the mushroom's cap can range from a light brown colour, to dark purple.[3] The species has a total of five subtaxa.[4] It was discovered and first recorded in the year 1838 by Elias Magnus Fries, in his book, Epicrisis Systematis Mycologici.[5][6]

Lactarius trivialis
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales
Family: Russulaceae
Genus: Lactarius
L. trivialis
Binomial name
Lactarius trivialis
(Fr.) Fr.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Lactarius trivialis". MyCoBank. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Lactarius trivialis - Details - Encyclopedia of Life". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved July 20, 2016.
  3. ^ "Lactarius trivialis (Fr.) Fr". Mushroom Observer. Retrieved July 20, 2016.
  4. ^ "Lactarius trivialis Taxon Passport - StrainInfo". Retrieved July 20, 2016.
  5. ^ "Species Fungorum - Species synonymy". Retrieved July 20, 2016.
  6. ^ "Epicrisis Systematis Mycologici seu Synopsis Hymenomycetum . Elias Fries. Upsaliæ, 1836–1838. Vol. I. 8vo". Journal of Natural History. 4 (21): 44–45. 1839-01-01. doi:10.1080/00222934009512452. ISSN 0374-5481.