Observation 190666: Lactarius Pers.
When: 2014-10-03
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This specimen was found associated with the soil.
There wasn’t a distinct smell.
The diameter of the pileus was about 4.5 cm.
The pileus looked dull and smooth, and felt greasy to the touch.
The pileus shape was moderately indented, and the pileus margin was uplifted.
The pileus as well as the gills were a dark orange brown color.
The medium tan stipe was centrally located. It was about 3.5 cm in length and 0.7 cm wide.
When the stipe was cut in half, it was observed to be hallow and somewhat clavate.
The base looked to have been inserted/institious.
The stipe felt dry and smooth to the touch.
The peach colored gills were even and adnate. They were arranged in a regular looking pattern.
When the gills were damaged, there was a light orange latex that appeared.
The spore print was a cream white color.


Appearance of gill latex
Mb71 spore.jpg
Microscopic, 40x magnification

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Recognized by sight: Appearance of gill latex
Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest by Michael Kuo and Andrew S. Methven

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