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Common lactarus

Lactarius rufus

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MatthewPratt 10 years ago

Thx, i will try it

I'm pretty sure that's a lactarius. A good thing to do with lactarius is break a piece off the cap and have a look at the milk. Notice whether there's a lot of milk or not much, taste it, see if it changes colour. Also dab a bit on a paper towel or a white piece of cloth sometimes this causes it to change colour to yellow or something. It looks good, is there something up with your camera? I'm not sure how long after you've picked it the milk still flows but it's worth a try!

MatthewPratt 10 years ago

Oops i meant why?

MatthewPratt 10 years ago


Kiara Robinson
Kiara Robinson 10 years ago

I wouldn't of picked it up if you didn't know what kind of mushroom it was lol

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 10 years ago

Looks like a type of Bolete.

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Rochester, New Hampshire, USA

Spotted on Sep 9, 2012
Submitted on Sep 17, 2012

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