Observation 146390: Lactarius thyinos A.H. Sm.
When: 2013-09-24
(45.7931° -77.1302° 200m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Terrestrial in a low, damp area in D6B near Pinus strobus, Pinus resinosa, Populus tremuloides, Acer sp., and Betula papyrifera. There have been previous sightings there, and in D1A, a similarly low, damp area with all of the above species of tree except possibly P. tremuloides.

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Recognized by sight: All parts orange; reddish latex; in a location where L. thyinos has previously been identified.

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I find it frequently with white cedar
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-09-25 19:07:06 CEST (+0200)

(Thuja occidentalis) in downeast Maine. The similar L. deliciosus has orange milk too but the FB bruises green.

Looks like what I’d call thyinos.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-09-25 14:51:49 CEST (+0200)

Although I think the name thyinos may have recently been lumped in with another name for an orange milky. I don’t have my NA Milky book with me.

I have found this type in damp habitat under a variety of conifers, not in my locale, but nearly every time I visit either Vermont or the Adirondack Region of NY.

Created: 2013-09-25 04:45:47 CEST (+0200)
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