Observation 57637: Lactarius vellereus (Fr.) Fr.

When: 2010-10-02

Collection location: Southern Bohemia, Czech Republic [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Found under spruce, oak and beech.

This one was mostly under spruce. Actually I had this marked down as Russula brevipes, and it stayed that way until I edited the photos, and I noticed the white latex in some of the gills. This one really, really looks and feels like R. brevipes, but isn’t. I’m not completely sure of the id here… I haven’t seen these before.

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Lactarius vellereus looks like a good idea
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-10-31 10:19:01 EDT (-0400)

If it had been a Russula, you should probably have named it Russula delica, or chloroides if it had greenish gills.

Created: 2010-10-31 04:48:46 EDT (-0400)
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