Observation 51540: Lactarius Pers.
When: 2010-08-28
No herbarium specimen

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52% (4)
Recognized by sight: Gills are closer than in Gomphidius, spores should be pale (Gomphidius has olive-blackish spores_).
25% (3)
Recognized by sight

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Thanks .
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2010-08-28 19:02:49 PDT (-0700)
A few…
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-08-28 19:00:02 PDT (-0700)

Lactarius are very slimy
You can see some of the latex coming out of the broken stipe on the top and bottom photos.

What about the slime layer?
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2010-08-28 18:55:27 PDT (-0700)

These mushrooms wanted to squirt out of my hand! Can a Lactarius be that slimy?

Thick slime layer
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2010-08-28 18:00:15 PDT (-0700)

on these mushrooms. In my experience these mushrooms turn dark along the gill edges as they mature.

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