Observation 187900: Lactarius Pers.

When: 2014-09-12

Collection location: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: SaraR

No specimen available

Location: Indiana Dunes National Park Lakeshore, Indiana, USA/ HQ Woods
Habitat: Black Oak Woodland
Habit: growing on soil, scattered
Pileus size: 3.5 cm
Pileus Color: Whitish to very light yellowish color.
Pileus surface: moist
Stipe surface: dry
Pileal Surface: Velutinous
Pileus margin: not striate smooth
Pileal shape: Broadly convex. Slightly depressed in the middle.
Gill attachment: Adnate. Beginning to run down the stem.
Gill margin: Even
Gills/ lamellae: Backforked appears to have 4 tiers. Gills are close and crowded
Odor/ Taste: Not distinctive
Latex: creamy white milk. Dry to a light green.
Gill color: White, to very light brownish color.
Gill width: 0.3 cm
Location of stipe: Central
Annulus: None.
Stipe surface: smooth on top, then minutely.
Stipe Shape: Tapered at base.
Stipe content: Solid.
Stipe color: white, bruising light yellowish color.
Stipe length: 3.0 to 5.0 cm
Stipe width: 1.0 to 2.5 cm

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By: Stephen Russell (Mycota)
2018-04-15 14:07:31 CDT (-0500)

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