Observation 177668: Lactarius olympianus Hesler & A.H. Sm.
When: 2014-09-10
( 2700m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Small, dense Lactarius fruiting from poor, sandy soil beneath Douglas fir, Western hemlock, yellow cedar and red alder.

Stem: cream colored-uniform.

Cap: deep orange and shiny with similar zonation to L. deliciosa.

Lactation: distinctly white on gills. No discoloration on stem or cap where handled.

Temp: low 70’s.

Elevation: 2700ft.

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Used references: “Mushrooms OF The Pacific Northwest.”(Trudell, Ammirati pg.58). Not staining, cap zoned and similar to L. deliciosa, flesh white, gills cream colored(not staining), lactation white.

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