Observation 110352: Lactarius psammicola f. psammicola

When: 2012-09-18

Collection location: Dalton, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Stephen (Ιερονυμοσ)

No specimen available

Notes: Habitat:
Mycorrhizal. Within 200 ft are Quercus spp., Acer spp., Sassafras, Liriodendron, Carya spp., Pinus spp., Liquidambar, etc.


Slightly concave to infundibuliform with finely pubescent margins. The pileus often has distinct-concentric zonations. Specimens vary from 8-10 cm in cap diameter.

Bare stipe which is about one-inch thick and snaps rather easily. Scrobiculi are sometimes present. Stipes are 2-4 cm long by 2-3 cm wide.

Spore print color:
I am assuming to be white.


Other information:
The smell was unimpressive.


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Recognized by sight: Lamellae exude a white latex which soon turns yellow within 2 -3 minutes.

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