Observation 163332: Lactarius deliciosus (L.) Gray

When: 2013-07-11

Collection location: Karkaraly National Park, Karaganda District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.467° 75.466° 0m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Lactarius deliciosus (Fr.) (Рыжик), Russulaceae, Agaricales.

Orange zoned cap: 6-16cm convex up to flattened and sunken in the centre, old one sometimes becoming funnel-shaped; margins curved in, smooth, color from light-orange and bright-orange with several or many zones up to dull light yellow-orange with dying. Any damage makes bright-orange spots turning into bluish-green. Odor is fragrant. Flesh is pinkish-white up to light dull orange. Gills are attached, close, narrow and sharp-edged; color from light-orange-yellow up to bright-orange. Stalk: 1.5-4cm long, pinkish-white with orange rim (cross-cut); 1.5-2.5cm thick, central, sometimes narrowing down, hollow with edging. Young unit has weak orange milk.
Habitat: scattered to abundant in pine-tree forest. Edibility: delicious (many methods of cooking).
June -September.


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