Observation 141906: Lactarius gerardii Peck
When: 2013-08-05

Notes: Found growing solitary between American Beech and several Tulip Poplars.
Cap grey olive brown margins curved outward,Roughened on top kind of wrinkled with a velvety feel to it, about 5 cm across. Gills waxy like/ brittle decurrent White. distant, flesh firm slightly acrid.
Stipe dark chocolate brown having very fine velvety fuzz 5 cm
Spore print white, spores round with small spine like projections,amyloid

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Used references: North eastern american fungi Bassett
Although this is listed as a species of bogs and under conifers it keys out to this.

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Looks good
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2013-08-06 21:35:53 CDT (-0500)

for Lactarius gerardii. Thick widely spaced white gills, pale brown cap and stipe fit.

Created: 2013-08-05 22:10:32 CDT (-0500)
Last modified: 2013-08-07 12:36:50 CDT (-0500)
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