Observation 212581: Lactarius subvelutinus Peck
When: 2015-08-09
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

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3% (2)
Recognized by sight: orange velvety cap with whitish bloom, white then yellow gills, stem paler cap color, white mild tasting milk (very slowly somewhat yellowish), mild odor and taste, on ground under oak in mixed woods
Based on chemical features: KOH olive green on cap
20% (2)
Recognized by sight: preferred name for Lactarius hygrophoroides
56% (1)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
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Recognized by sight: orange minutely velvety cap, white unchanging flesh, non staining white mild tasting milk, close gills, mild odor and taste
Used references: keyed out to this is “Milk Mushrooms of NA” BHB, see also http://quod.lib.umich.edu/...

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Thanks, Dave for the comment
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2016-03-04 14:52:50 PST (-0800)
I think the gills…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-03-03 17:32:17 PST (-0800)

are too closely spaced for L. hygrophoroides.

Created: 2015-08-12 08:30:31 PDT (-0700)
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