Observation 154271: Lactarius indigo (Schwein.) Fr.

When: 2013-11-27

Collection location: Northeast Collier Co., Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Benjamin Dion (benjamindion)

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found in slash pine, live/laurel oak, sabal palm ecotoned with bald cypress domes

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Latex color
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-02-25 08:36:24 PST (-0800)

looks blue here, and over all the frb looks really blue.

I’m not too familiar with L. paradoxus, but I wouldn’t immediately have thought of that species for this. Here’s a good representative of my understanding of a typical frb – note the difference in colors of gills, stipe, and latex.
observation 106727

I usually picture it with pink/orange tones in the gills, and a cap with paler colors and/or some purple tones.

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The frb in this observation stands out from the others here:

i don’t know…
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-02-25 07:41:08 PST (-0800)

but, this is L. paradoxus.
very prevalent in the florida woods right now.

By: Benjamin Dion (benjamindion)
2014-02-25 06:57:44 PST (-0800)

what just happened?

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