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Observation 292900: Lactarius sordidus Peck

When: 2017-09-16

Collection location: Hickory Run State Park, Carbon Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

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I hardly ever find more than one…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2017-10-01 09:32:14 PDT (-0700)

but it’s usually there when I check this spot.

There’s some disagreement about what species name should be used, with several different European names suggested (for either western or eastern NA examples). Until someone explains to me why any of these Euro names apply to the eastern NA type, I’ll continue to use the Peck name.

why
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-10-01 09:26:37 PDT (-0700)

are some of the “ugliest” of the Lactarius really the most beautiful??!

fun find, Dave.