Observation 76835: Lactarius turpis (Weinm.) Fr.

When: 2011-09-17

Collection location: Larkspur, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available

Growing under planted Birch.
Caps up to 9.5 cm across and sl. tacky.
Latex white staining the gills brownish.
Taste was latently acrid.
Spore print was creamy.
Spores were ~ 7.0 X 5.9 microns.
Looks to be a good ID but my spore measurements are somewhat smaller than what I found in Phillip’s book.

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61% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Reliable amateur mycologists.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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