Observation 106518: Lactifluus hygrophoroides group
When: 2012-08-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These mild-tasting white-latex milkies have gills that are not quite widely-spaced… like a cross between L. hygrophoroides and L. volemus.

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You’re probably correct, Noah.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-08-24 22:29:21 PDT (-0700)

The one photo shows fairly widely-spaced gills. A few others from this patch had gills that were closely-spaced… with some brown staining. They are also taller than what I typically think of for hygrophoroides.

I think maybe I’m used to seeing L. hygrophoroides var. rugatus, and maybe these are var. hygrophoroides. Thanks for pointing me toward a review of my concept of L. hygrophoroides. NA Milky Book lists a bunch of stuff within the comments under var. hygrophoroides.

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