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Milkcap

Lactarius sp.

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Lactarius rufus
Lactarius rufus


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2 Comments

lipase
lipase 8 years ago

I think this is a milkcap (lactarius sp.). I recently found a milkcap with a similar colour and there were quite a few different species which look similar so it was hard to identify. If it's a milkcap, to narrow it down it's useful to break a piece off the cap and see what colour the 'milk' is. Also putting some of the milk on your tongue to taste it is useful and dabbing the milk with a white piece of cloth or perhaps a tissue/kleenex (sometimes the milk changes colour when you do this)

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

nice color!

ScottLewis
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ScottLewis

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 27, 2012
Submitted on Aug 27, 2012

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