Observation 22734: Lactarius gerardii Peck

When: 2009-06-30

Collection location: Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

Found growing on a path way under Oak. This was the only specimen arouond also growing around was the t berry and pine/ Taste acrid bleeds latex slowly when gills are cut.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:37 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Gatewood Rd off of Wolf Creek RD Fayette Co. West Virginia’ to ‘near Gatewood Rd. and County Route 9/1, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA

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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: found growing on a path way under Oak and Pine
Used references: Mushroomexpert.com David Arora Mushrooms Dymystifyed pages 77=78
Based on microscopic features: spores are round about 9 microns with ornimentation spore print white/cream
Based on chemical features: flesh stains yellow in KOH

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