Observation 211162: Lactifluus glaucescens (Crossl.) Verbeken
When: 2015-07-19
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Scattered in mixed woods (mostly Oak and Hickory), densely crowded gills that exude white milk which slowly changes to pastel green. Unpleasant hot-bitter taste. Creamy white spore print.

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Proposed Names

57% (1)
Eye3
Used references: Kuo’s “Mushrooms of the Midwest”
84% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: New name for L. piperatus var. glaucescens.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Thanks for the updated name, Dave.
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-07-22 22:32:19 CDT (-0400)

Even reference books and field guides that were published less than a year ago are already outdated. So hard for the average mycophile to keep up with all the changes. Appreciate your help.

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