Sorting Lactarius names

Species on this page :

Lactarius akahatsu

JAPANESE : Aka hatsu.

Lactarius camphoratus ( Bull. : Fr.) Fr. (edible)

DUTCH : Kamfermelkzwam.

ENGLISH : Curry-scented milk cap.

FINNISH : Sikurirousku .

FRENCH : Lactaire camphré.

GERMAN : Kampfer-Milchling .

SWEDISH : Kamferriska.

Lactarius chrysorrheus Fr.

JAPANESE : Ki chichi take.

Lactarius controversus (Pers.) Fr. (edible)

Lactarius deliciosus (L. : Fr.) S. F. Gray (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Lactarius deliciosus Arora, Lactarius deliciosus C.H. Kauffman

CHINESE : Song ru gu.

DANISH : Velsmagende mælkehat, Velsmagende maelkehat .

DUTCH : Oranjegroene melkzwam.

ENGLISH : Delicious milk mushroom, Milk mushroom, Saffron milk cap, Delicious lactarid.

FINNISH : Männynleppärousku.

FRENCH : Lactaire délicieux, Agaric délicieux.

GERMAN : Milchblätterling, Reizker, Echter Reizker.

ITALIAN : Lapacendro buono, Sanguinello, Fungo rosetto.

JAPANESE : Aka hatsu take, Aka hatsu take .

NORWEGIAN : Furumatriske.

SPANISH : Nizcalo, Níscalo, Rovelló d'obaga, Enchilado de ocote (Mexico), Rubellón (Mexico) .

SWEDISH : Läcker riska, Tallblodriska, Blodriska.

Picture (from Magnus Källberg @ "")

Lactarius deliciosa Fr. var. japonicus Kawam.

ENGLISH : Japanese milk mushroom.

JAPANESE : Aka hatsu take, Aka momi take .

Lactarius deterrimus Groger (edible**)

DANISH : Gran-mælkehat.

DUTCH : Peenrode melkzwam.

FINNISH : Leppärouskut, Kuusenleppärouskut.

SWEDISH : Blodriskor, Tallblodriska.

Lactarius flavidulus Imai

JAPANESE : Ki hatsu take.

Lactarius glyciosmus (Fr. : Fr.) Fr. (edible)

Lactarius hatsudake Tanaka

JAPANESE : Hatsu take.

Lactarius hygrophoroides Berk. et Br.

JAPANESE : Hiroha chichi take.

Lactarius picinus Fr.

CHINESE : Hei ru gu, Mo gu (medicinal name).

Lactarius piperatus (Scop. : Fr.) S.F. Gray (inedible) (toxic)

SYNONYM(S) : Lactarius pergamenus (Fr.) Fr., Lactarius glaucescens Cross.

CHINESE : La ru gu, Bai ru gu , Mo gu (medicinal name).

ENGLISH : Peppery milk cap.

FINNISH : Maitorousku.

FRENCH : Lactaire poivré.

JAPANESE : Ji wari, Tsuchi kaburi.

SPANISH : Trompa (Mexico).

Lactarius rufus (Scop.: Fr.) Fr. (toxic)

DANISH : Rødbrun mælkehat.

ENGLISH : Rufous milk-cap.

POLISH : Mleczaj rudy.

Lactarius torminosus (Schaeff.: Fr.) S.F. Gray (poisonous)

Picture (from Magnus Källberg @ )

Lactarius vellereus Fr. : Fr. (inedible)

CHINESE : Rong bai ru gu , Yang mao bai ru gu, Rong gai ru gu , Mo gu (medicinal name).

DUTCH : Schaapje.

ENGLISH : Velvet milk cap, Fleecy milk cap, Wooly milk cap.

FRENCH : Lactaire velouté, Lactaire velouteux.

GERMAN : Wollschwamm.

SPANISH : Borrego.

SWEDISH : Luden vitriska.

Lactarius volemus Fr. (edible)

CHINESE : Duo zhi ru gu.

DUTCH : Vissige melkzwam.

ENGLISH : Orange-brown lactarius.

FINNISH : Kultarousku.

FRENCH : Lactaire à lait abondant, Lactaire orangé doré .

GERMAN : Brätling.

ITALIAN : Peveraccio giallo.

JAPANESE : Chichi take.

SWEDISH : Mandelriska.



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