Observation 145583: Lactarius hepaticus Plowr.
When: 2013-09-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On ground under white pine and red pine in mixed woods. Cap up to 4 cm, brick red, darker sunken center (heavy rains overnight), pallid flesh. Gills pallid becoming rust, decurrent, close. Stem pale to dark brick red in age, up to 4 cm. × 6 mm. White milk. Taste mild. No distinctive odor. KOH on cap olive.

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Used references: Kuo, M. (2007, September). Lactarius hepaticus. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/lactarius_hepaticus.html

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