Observation 27497: Lactarius vinaceorufescens A.H. Sm.

Found growing in a mixed woods habitat. Under Pine two needle. with Red and White Oak./Beech in the nearby area. White latex which turns yellow quickly when exposed to air. Also tissue bruises yellow when exposed to air. Taste ACRID slowly but strong. This specimen has a little twin popping up out of its cap.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:54 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Greenbrier River Trail ,Monogahela National Forrest,Greenbrier Co. West Virginia’ to ‘Greenbrier River Trail, Monongahela National Forest, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia, USA



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Recognized by sight: Mixed woods
Used references: Arora 1986 M D page 74
Kou Mushroomexpert.com
Roody 2003 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians page 108
Based on microscopic features: Spore print light yellowish spore 4 to 12 microns x 5 to 6.5 microns broadly elliptical with amyloid warts and ridges.

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