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Saffron milk-cap

Lactarius deliciosus

Description:

This solitary soft orange mushroom with gills extending down the stem. The white stem tapers toward the base.

Habitat:

In a creek bed in very sheltered light under native habitat foliage. The second spotting found 19 May 2012 in Croydon Vic. under pine trees.

Notes:

These fungi are grown and collected for eating, as the name suggests.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Saffron milk cap or Red pine mushroom
Lactarius deliciosus Lactarius deliciosus


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2 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

Thanks CorduneanuVlad I think you nailed the ID for me.

MartinL
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3137, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Mar 19, 2012
Submitted on Mar 19, 2012

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