Observation 192248: Lactarius maculatipes Burl.
When: 2014-10-10
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found at 11:21 am.
Mycorrhizal, growing by itself in soil covered in leaves close to a hardwood tree, in an open/shady area of the woods.
Odor: foul
Pileus size: 4.5cm
The top of the pileus had a few scattereed white dots stuck to the surface.
Pileus color: tan/yellow with light brown patches
Pileus surface: dry, dull, wrinkled, rough
Pileal shape: deeply indented, broadly convex
Pileus margin: with rolled margin
Underneath the inrolled margin, this part of the gills is a dark brown colored area lining, but the rest is light brown
Stipe color: cream, white, light brown (bruising and holes visible), more white colored near the base
Stipe width: 2.4 cm
Stipe length: 5.3 cm
Stipe shape: solid, bulbous base, thick from the top to the middle of the stipe but becomes thinner toward the base
Stipe surface: dry, dull
Stipe base: inserted base
Location of stipe: central
Gill Attachment: arcuate, close together/no separation, runs down the stem
Gill margin: wavy, almost sharp, pointed-like edges
Gills are very dry/dull.
There is no room to separate the gills, strongly attached to the pileus (almost as if they were glued to the surface)
Gills color: light brown, tan
Gills appearance: in the shape of wavy, curls. Cream, white colored round balls dispersed within the gills, could be a dried milk substance (shown in picture)
Gills width: 2mm
-at margin: >1mm apart
-1/2 way to margin: 1/mm apart
Lamellae: crisped
Lamellulae/short gills length: none
No spore print available.

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