Observation 82647: Lactarius deliciosus group

When: 2011-11-15

Collection location: Boggs Mountain State Forest, Lake Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Lawrence (Rondango)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

55% (1)
Recognized by sight
47% (4)
Recognized by sight: overall colors look more like L. rubrilacteus. Was there Douglas-fir around and what color was the latex?

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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ya have to make them bleed…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-11-16 20:26:09 CST (-0600)

for best results.
use a knife or your fingernail to score their gills, or cut a slice off of the cap edge.

No milk..
By: Ron Lawrence (Rondango)
2011-11-16 19:39:19 CST (-0600)

..was seen. Perhaps I needed to check closer to the stem. The forest is mixed pine, oak, fir & manzanita.

latex color?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-11-16 18:56:51 CST (-0600)

orange in deliciosus, red in rubrilacteus.

Looks like there is both pine and douglas fir
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2011-11-16 18:36:28 CST (-0600)

Looks like there is both pine and douglas fir in the situ… I don’ think it is deliciosus though

Yep
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-11-16 09:41:26 CST (-0600)

these Lactarius (section Deliciosi) often have aborted, entirely green fruitbodies. I always enjoy finding them.

smurfs
By: stephenfox
2011-11-16 00:08:21 CST (-0600)

any thoughts on the small blue mushrooms? could they be the same?

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