Observation 19823: Lactarius wirrabara Grgur.

Notes:
This Dark Brown specimen is new to me. This is the first time I have seen it. The mantle was wet from rain and not sticky. No spore count taken. I have been through my references, but cannot really be positive with an identification.

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I agree, Noah
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-03-30 09:25:28 CDT (-0400)

there are quite a few Lactarius species of this type with very distant gills too. But it’s funny how they have evolved to look so alike..

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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-03-30 08:41:39 CDT (-0400)

the gills do look similar to Hygrophorus but the velvety cap looks like lactarius…

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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-03-30 08:20:29 CDT (-0400)

This looks so much like Hygrophorus camarophyllus, but is it possible that you have it in Australia?

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