Observation 193950: Lactarius alnicola A.H. Sm.
When: 2014-12-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found near oak trees but not attached to it. Not in clusters. It is white inside. Is it a Chantrelle ? Any ideas? Possibly Chantrelles?

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Recognized by sight: Cap is faintly ringed with concentric bands; stipe is stout; lacks latex but pretty wet weather now, and would not necessarily have latex. Over 200 species known from N.A.

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Not Chanterelle (Cantharellus).
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-12-20 12:52:22 PST (-0800)

The stipe is hollow, not solid. Gills are present, not suggested. Either a Russula or Lactarius. I’d say Lactarius, based on the concentric zoning of the cap. Latex in very wet weather may not be present.

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