Observation 5238: Lactarius alnicola A.H. Sm.

When: 2007-11-18

Collection location: Eastern San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Oaklander

No specimen available

Unknown milkcap. Found in mixed oak/hardwood/chapparal. Somewhat viscid to tacky pileus and stalk. Not staining when cut except Gills exude white milk slowing turning yellowish.

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Lactarius alnicola
By: Nathaniel Segraves (nlsegraves)
2007-11-27 18:10:17 CET (+0100)

They look like maybe L. alnicola. The viscid cap and scrobiculations on the stalk match the description. The habitat and the latex also matches. I have been finding these ofter in the SCMs as well.

Created: 2007-11-27 06:08:30 CET (+0100)
Last modified: 2007-12-02 19:45:53 CET (+0100)
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