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Fleecy milk-cap

Lactarius vellereus

Description:

The Fleecy milk-cap has a white velvet hat.Produces milk white, taste very acrid.

Habitat:

The lFleecy milk-cap typically grows in dry deciduous forests, often in windy edges, in large groups. Especially common in wet years, from August to October.

Notes:

Inedible (very spicy) but used in some countries as condiment.

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Jonathan Guyot
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Jonathan Guyot

Lorraine, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Oct 4, 2008
Submitted on Aug 8, 2012

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