Observation 22683: Lactarius deliciosus (L.) Gray
When: 2009-05-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I found a group of these growing in open grassland near some Pine trees. There were probably twenty in the group.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:13 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Laurieton Mid North Coast NSW Australia’ to ‘Laurieton, New South Wales, Australia’

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Yes indeed
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-06-30 05:50:22 PDT (-0700)

and since I found it in NSW too for me there is no doubt about it. It is one of the most common introduced species to Australia along with Amanita muscaria and Lactarius gerardii. I even found Paxillus involutus there in the middle of Katoomba with planted birch.

Yes!
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-06-30 03:23:33 PDT (-0700)

This looks like the real thing (not like the californian ones..)

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