Observation 220471: Lactarius deceptivus Peck
When: 2015-10-23
(18.1591° -96.8358° 1892m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Under Quercus. Latex white. Very acrid taste very quickly. Latex staining gills brown after a day.

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Used references: BHB says the latex stains the gills. Otherwise, this collection seems to match deceptivus.

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By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2015-10-27 13:17:49 COT (-0500)

I am now quite sure it is Lactarius deceptivus – I checked the drying mushrooms the next day, and the latex did stain the gills brown.

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