Observation 31337: Lactarius lignyotellus A.H. Sm. & Hesler

When: 2005-09-21

Collection location: Deer Lake Trail, Adirondacks, New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

No specimen available

Mixed woods. Gill edges marginate.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:57:46 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Adirondacks, Deer Lake Trail’ to ‘Deer Lake Trail, Adirondacks, New York, USA



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Yeah Walt,
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-01-09 13:55:06 CST (-0500)

You have been holding this one back for a long time. Let’s have a look what else you have got in the bag!

obviously different than
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-01-09 11:05:34 CST (-0500)

obs. 85788

I believe that I can see
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-01-09 10:27:11 CST (-0500)

the marginate darkening of the gill edges when I use the zoom feature. There are a few gills for which the very tip of the edge is viewed head on; the darkening is best seen here.

Gill edges on this collection
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-01-09 00:28:48 CST (-0500)

are marginate but the photo does not show this feature well. Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis also has dark gill edges. It usually is a larger mushroom. Discussion of both can be found here.

Why not Lactarius lignyotus?
By: Britt Bunyard (Fungi magazine) (bbunyard)
2012-01-09 00:12:00 CST (-0500)

I thought Lactarius lignyotellus had dark gill edges but otherwise looked just like L lignyotus.

nice Walt!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-01-02 10:40:38 CST (-0500)

Have you been sitting on a stash of cool Lactarius photos??! ;)

This one reminds me of our L. fallax, but w/marginate gills.

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