Observation 403499: Lactarius rufulus Peck

Collector’s_Name: Joanne Schwartz
Substrate: Soil
Habitat: Oak Woodland
Host: Coast Live Oak, Quercus agrifolia primary cover
Spore_Print: NA
Smell_&_Taste: Smell and taste slightly bitter
Size: Cap to 21mm wide; Stipe to 58mm tall
Chem_Test: NA
Staining: NA
Other: Growing in clusters with dense mycelium holding them together. Growing intermixed (within 2") of Cortinarius. See MO 403361 Lact. + MO 403359 Cort. for similar pairing in different island location.

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Same pairing with Cort. as observation in notes.

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