Observation 31596: Lactarius Pers.
When: 2010-01-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These are similar to Lactarius alnicola, but they don’t have a zonate cap or a scrobiculate stem.

It tastes very acrid after about 6 seconds.

The latex is white and unchanging.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:56:54 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Santa Cruz Fungus Fair, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA’ to ‘Santa Cruz, California, USA

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Yeah, not sure…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2010-01-07 04:11:54 CST (-0600)

What was the habitat here? I would agree these aren’t L. alnicola. The cap surface isn’t fuzzy either, so that knocks out a bunch of stuff also. Was the colors about right here, they look fairly brown, not really golder yellow, or orange.

ID help please
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-01-07 03:58:10 CST (-0600)

Which Lactarius is this?

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