When: 2015-07-30

Collection location: Grand Lake Stream Region, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available


Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight: cap is moist, non-viscid, rusty red fading to apricot orange, depressed, thin fragile flesh; pinkish buff decurrent gills that spot darker; stem fragile, hollow, color of cap with radiating reddish tan hairs at the base; milk white; both milk and flesh mild tasting; in mossy bog with cedar, pine, hemlock, maple and birch
-29% (1)
Recognized by sight: As compared to L. neotabidus L. oculatus has a subviscid cap, scanty watery milk, both milk and flesh are slightly hot, stem base lacks reddish tan radiating hairs

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Do you get
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-07-31 20:57:02 BST (+0100)

the candy caps that smell like curry? We find them in the NE pretty frequently.

I call these false candy caps
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2015-07-31 20:28:36 BST (+0100)