Observation 189413: Lactarius rufus (Scop.) Fr.

When: 2014-11-23

Collection location: North Bend, Coos Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Laurel (algoressister)

No specimen available


Closer view. Stem is broken, hollow, and milky droplets on gills…

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Without microscopy
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-11-27 18:03:39 CST (-0600)

impossible to be certain.

But certainly appears to be Lactarius (at least); and probably Lactarius rufus. I have found this species under Lodgepole pine (as did you, it appears). Seems to be relatively commonplace among Oregon sand dunes very near the coast.

closer look…
By: Laurel (algoressister)
2014-11-24 18:26:20 CST (-0600)

I added a blow up of the grouping.

I’m surprised
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2014-11-24 17:24:22 CST (-0600)
with your vote can you explain?

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