Observation 10297: Lactarius vinaceorufescens A.H. Sm.
When: 2008-08-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found under oaks and pine in moss. A yellow-staining bleeder, not sure which. We don’t have one this light colored in the west.

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight: Light brown-cream colors, bleeds white latex from gills, latex stains yellow in air, doesn’t stain gills.
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Light purple-tan tones to cap, slightly zonate, white latex that quickly yellows, under pines
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Great to see this species for real…
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-09-03 16:11:07 NZST (+1200)

…after so many years of misusing that name before L. xanthogalactus became widely used in the west.

Created: 2008-09-02 06:42:23 NZST (+1200)
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