Observation 12321: Lactarius Pers.

When: 2008-10-10

Collection location: Southeast Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Until picking this, I was positive this would be Clitocybe dealbida growing in a lawn. Ashen cap with whitish fibrils.


Proposed Names

86% (1)
Recognized by sight
-5% (2)
Used references: Aurora’s Mushrooms Demystified, p. 78 under L. fallax. Found with a paper birch, which is not a native species to Oregon. Thus this mycorrhizal Lactarius probably hitched a ride with the nursery, whereever that was.

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