Observation 154488: Lactarius californiensis Hesler & A.H. Sm.

When: 2013-11-24

Seen at: Mendocino, California, USA [Click for map]

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Who: Fiona (fvirani29)

Specimen available

It has a very viscid cap. Milky. The milk is white. Light brown/gray and whitish in color. The cap was 3-10cm broad. Smooth surface. In a cold forest that has various tall trees. Cold and moist environment. On a high hill. It was slightly scattered. However, there were many by it around.

Lactarius californiensis Hesler & A.H. Sm., North American Species of Lactarius (Ann Arbor): 331 (1979)


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Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora
Based on microscopic features: Amyloid spores

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