Observation 107838: Lactarius torminosus (Schaeff.) Gray
When: 2012-08-29
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Pinkish cap color favors L. pubescens var. betulae. Non-staining latex favors var. pubescens.

Note how the bearded cap margins almost form a partial veil over the gills of the unexpanded caps.

Under birch.

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Thanks Noah. Looks like…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-02-09 04:40:49 NZDT (+1300)

the frequently forked gills point toward torminosus. The one character that seems to not fit is the browish spotting on the gills. Mixed birch/conifer habitat fits torminosus.

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