Medium velvety white cap with depressed center, latex pale yellow-cream, moderately spaced to subdistant gills whitish becoming yellowish to brownish and spotting brownish. Gills not tightly together like Lactarius subvellereus or Lactifluus piperatus. White spore print. Stem is white, relatively short and firm.Fruits in deciduous woods in summer and autumn. No brown spots on cap or hairy margin like Lactarius deceptivus. Bitter taste. Inedible.
Lactifluus subvellereus var. subdistans (Lactarius subvellereus)