Observation 358845: Lactarius rubidus (Hesler & A.H. Sm.) Methven

When: 2019-01-26

Collection location: West Side Railroad Trail, Tuolumne, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Pgrunow

No specimen available

Sweet taste and maple syrup odor
Orange, darkening to more reddish-brown in age; gills lighter than cap
Cap slightly moist and sticky when younger/shaded, soon drying
Present in Live Oak woods and mixed forest habitats, but always small numbers in one area; small size

Proposed Names

86% (1)
Recognized by sight: candy cap
Used references: mykoweb
Based on microscopic features: Spores creamy, globose, partially reticulate

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