Observation 82511: Lactarius vinaceorufescens A.H. Sm.
When: 2011-11-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Pleuromacrocystidia 66 × 11, 61 × 10, 75 × 13 μ.

Cheilomacrocystidia 30 × 7, 45 × 11.

Spores 8.5 × 7, 8 × 6.5, 8.5 × 7.5. Ornamentation .75 tall.

Latex white, quickly turning yellow (4 seconds).

Taste latently acrid and slightly bitter.

Gills staining vinaceous where damaged.

Proposed Names

-87% (1)
Recognized by sight: Slowly acrid. Yellow latex. Zonate cap.
79% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Latex quickly yellowing. Cap zonate. Stipe not scrobiculate. Lamelle staining reddish.
Used references: Christian Schwartz
http://www.mushroomexpert.com/...
Based on microscopic features: Pleuromacrocystidia 61 – 75 × 10 – 13. Pleurocheilocystidia the same shape but smaller. Spores in the right size range with the correct ornamentation.
Based on chemical features: Taste slowly peppery.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Probably closer
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-11-14 16:10:06 CST (-0500)

to the eastern usa’s L. vinaceorufescens (pine associate), than the Cali oak associate.

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