Observation 26862: Lactarius pubescens Fr.
When: 2009-10-19
No herbarium specimen

Notes: growing in moss under a redwood in an irrigated garden. cap was 4.5 cm across

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70% (2)
Recognized by sight: small amount of latex exuded. rough margin on cap.
Based on chemical features: peppery taste.
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Birch trees nearby.
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2009-10-19 15:26:52 PDT (-0700)

The redwoods were not all that old (≤ 20 years perhaps). Some Quercus agrifolia also.

What other trees?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-10-19 14:52:01 PDT (-0700)

What other trees are near by? Lactarius don’t grow off redwood, gotta be something else near enough…

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