Observation 10297: Lactarius vinaceorufescens A.H. Sm.

When: 2008-08-14

Collection location: Jonesville, New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Found under oaks and pine in moss. A yellow-staining bleeder, not sure which. We don’t have one this light colored in the west.

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Recognized by sight: Light brown-cream colors, bleeds white latex from gills, latex stains yellow in air, doesn’t stain gills.
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Light purple-tan tones to cap, slightly zonate, white latex that quickly yellows, under pines
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Great to see this species for real…
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-09-02 21:11:07 MST (-0700)

…after so many years of misusing that name before L. xanthogalactus became widely used in the west.

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