Observation 26862: Lactarius pubescens Fr.

When: 2009-10-19

Collection location: Orinda, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

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

Proposed Names

70% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: small amount of latex exuded. rough margin on cap.
Based on chemical features: peppery taste.
72% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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Birch trees nearby.
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2009-10-19 18:26:52 CDT (-0400)

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

What other trees?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-10-19 17:52:01 CDT (-0400)

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

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