Oak Milkcap - Lactarius quietus


Lactarius quietus is easily identified by its oily scent and the concentric bands on its cap. It is brown in colour with a matt surface.

Photo ID?

It is found exclusively under Oak trees in Europe.

When to see it


Life History

It grows solitarily or in scattered groups

UK Status

Common and widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map