When: 2009-08-22

Collection location: Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

These very large white hot milkies are coming up by the thousands right now!

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Proposed Names

63% (3)
Recognized by sight
73% (4)
Recognized by sight: Extremely crowded gills, hot taste, deciduous woods.
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Abundant large white hot milky under mixed hardwoods
Used references: probably same as here:

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These photos certainly support the idea of an enormous mycelial matt
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2011-07-13 04:17:39 CEST (+0200)

that supports the forest, but also those strange critters like indian pipe and squaw root.

Lactarius glaucescens
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2009-08-27 01:57:05 CEST (+0200)

Is also a possibility. Sometimes considered a variety of Lactarius piperatus, its latex turns dull green after a while. Bessette et all have a Lactarius monograph due out this winter. Maybe is will clarify this complex…

Lactarius piperatus
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-08-24 21:01:53 CEST (+0200)

Looks like you’ll be back there later for some lobster action !!!

I sure would …

nice job capturing that abundance, Dan!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-08-23 17:34:36 CEST (+0200)