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Red Hot Milk Cap

Lactarius rufus


Reddish brown cap that was indented. Cream/pale pinkish gills with short gills and white latex. Cream-colored stipe with a pink tint.


Habitat: Growing in moss in an area of a mixed forest with lots of pine, hemlock, oak, birch, and maple.

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Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.60, Long: -73.50

Spotted on Aug 5, 2018
Submitted on Feb 11, 2019

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