Observation 23053: Lactarius volemus (Fr.) Fr.

found a solitary one growing on a compacted soil road under Oak. The milk stains everything it come in contact with, brown. The gills bruise brown, The fungi has a very fishy odor that increases after picking it. I places it in my car for a few hours and went on a mushroom hunt, When i returned , the most fishy odor was in my car. I was asked if i had dead fish in my car from someone coming back from fishing.

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Recognized by sight: found growing under Oak on compacted ground
Used references: Mushrooexpert.com
Based on microscopic features: spore round about 9 microns with protrusions
Based on chemical features: mild turns everything brown on exposer

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Created: 2009-07-09 19:45:25 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2010-04-23 12:54:32 PDT (-0700)
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