Observation 210026: Lactarius thyinos A.H. Sm.

When: 2015-07-14

Collection location: Perry, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

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Recognized by sight: carrot orange cap, orange subdecurrent gills, hollow orange potholed stem, orange latex, mild taste, on ground under balsam fir

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I agree Dave, some green spotting on cap
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-07-14 18:59:06 -05 (-0500)

but not anywhere else and the scrobiculate stem point to L. thyinos. This is normally a wet area—in moss under fir—but no rain for 3 weeks!

Thanks for your input,


Lack of green areas…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-07-14 18:41:14 -05 (-0500)

pretty much nails the ID on this eastern NA orange-latex milkie. I find it in northern New England, usually in wet areas.

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