Observation 22366: Lactarius Pers.

When: 2009-06-19

Collection location: Silver Spring, Montgomery Co., Maryland, USA [Click for map]

Who: John S. Harper (jsharper)

No specimen available

Found in mixed hardwood. Two specimens near each other. Mature specimen had pileus of 4 inches, and stipe of 2 inches. Lamellae did not exude latex, but lengthwise sliced stipe excuded yellow latex. Stipe was hollow. Did not show “potholes” as suggested at might occur “indistinctly” at http://www.mushroomexpert.com/lactarius_psammicola.html as distinction from L psammicola. Did not have “strongly” acrid taste.

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Used references: Mshrooms and other Fungi of North America, Phillips
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