Observation 113203: Lactarius caeruleitinctus Murrill

When: 2008-06-09

Collection location: Big Thicket, Polk Co., Texas, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

Caps up to 6.7 cm across.
Latex whitish, staining brownish.
Blue tints on upper stem.
Taste acrid.
Fair amount of forking on the gills ~ 1/3 distance from stem.
Seems to be a rather rare species so ID is somewhat tentative.

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Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Milk Mushrooms of North America by A. Bessette, D. Harris, Arleen Bessette.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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