Observation 74982: Lactarius thyinos A.H. Sm.

When: 2011-08-30

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

45.79952° -77.139707°

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

Found under Balsam fir in Zone 56. These appeared last year in similar locations — under fir mainly near the river and in other damp environs.

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It was orange.
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2011-09-01 14:58:27 NZST (+1200)

I didn’t see any greenish on this mushroom. Any in the picture is indeed from the surrounding vegetation.

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By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-09-01 03:28:20 NZST (+1200)

appears to show a bit of greenish tint on the cap… but I think this may just be a color reflection from the surrounding plants. Lactarius thyinos should show no green on the fruit body.

Created: 2011-08-31 16:17:23 NZST (+1200)
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