Observation 14481: Lactarius rubidus (Hesler & A.H. Sm.) Methven
When: 2008-11-23
No herbarium specimen

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0% (3)
Recognized by sight: very similar to L. rubidus both in odor (fresh)and appearance; stipe is solid rather than hollow and much less fragile than L. rubidus. I thought these were Candy Caps at first. What bothers me is that these were found under madrone and pine while L. rufulus is reportedly associated with oak.
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified
71% (3)
Recognized by sight: stipe is occasionally solid in young L. rubidus

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