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As the name suggests, the cap is velvety and soft to the touch. The top of the cap and the stem are brown, but the gills are white. When the gills are damaged, they produce white latex, as shown in photo 3, which is where milkcaps get their name.
Mossy floor of a Sitka Spruce forest. Many mushrooms were popping up around this time, probably because we had a lot of rain this fall.