Observation 144941: Lactarius subvellereus var. subdistans Hesler & A.H. Sm.

When: 2013-09-07

Collection location: Loyalsock Trail, Sullivan Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Old specimens. Chemical reactions ambiguous. Pink staining on subdistant gills.

Note the hyaline droplet on the gills in first photo. Bessette/Harris/Bessette lists this as a feature on L. subvellerus var. subdistans.

Hemlock with birch and other hardwoods. No oak.

Proposed Names

58% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: NA Milk Mushroom book.
Based on microscopic features: Elliptic spores with lengths peaking just above 9 mu.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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