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Lactarius volemus

Lactarius volemus

Description:

Brownish orange, produces a white milk that stains brown. Dry, smooth cap.

Habitat:

Forest. This one was near a conifer, as you can see the pine needles in the first picture.

Notes:

Has a fishy odor.

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2 Comments

Latimeria
Latimeria 9 years ago

Thanks, Gary. You've helped a lot with my mushroom identification, I appreciate it!

garylincoff
garylincoff 9 years ago

Lactarius volemus
the underside of the cap shows a white milky latex, and there's the beginning of a brownish staining discoloration

Latimeria
Spotted by
Latimeria

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 1, 2010
Submitted on Feb 16, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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