Observation 173040: Lactarius Pers.

When: 2014-07-24

Collection location: Hinds Co., Mississippi, USA [Click for map]

Who: Benjamin Dion (benjamindion)

No specimen available

(As a visitor to Mississippi, I’m unfamiliar with most fungi and trees found here. Fortunately there were signs that labeled most of the trees in the area I was in!)
The fungi above was found around these trees:
Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda)
Mockernut Hickory (Carya tomentosa)
Hawthorn (Crataegus phaenopyrum)
American sycamore (Plantanus occidentalis)
Yellow Poplar “Tulip Tree”(Liriodendron tulipifera)
Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)
White Oak (Quercus alba)


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Mixed collection?
By: Jimmie Veitch (jimmiev)
2019-05-18 22:24:27 CEST (+0200)

Looks like two species based on gill spacing, but then again they all appear to be Lactarius subgenus Plinthogalus…

Crowded gills —> L. subvernalis var. cokeri
Broader gills —> L. marylandicus