Observation 47790: Lactarius Pers.

When: 2010-06-28

Collection location: Jamieson Park, Poynette, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Steve Nelsen (sfnelsen)

No specimen available

Lactarius, grayish brown with orangey tones over the disk, tacky viscid, some clustered. One that I brought back had a cap 10 cm in diameter, depressed center, and was orangey colored in grooves on the cap (the one viewed from the top in the photo). Gills cream-colored, milk first white, stays white on gills. Stem short, 4.5 cm, x 2 at top, taper down slightly. Spores brownish yellow, spiny, very broad eliptical, ~8 microns in longest dimension. I am awful with Lactarius despite getting Smith’s book, and would greatly appreciate the name for this species.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:34 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Jamieson Park, Poynette, Columbia Co. WI, USA’ to ‘Jamieson Park, Poynette, Wisconsin, USA


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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-06-29 21:23:07 EDT (-0400)

Lactarius isn’t one of my strong suits, was hoping Walt would ID it…
A guess would be Lactarius argillaceifolius var. argillaceifolius

By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-06-29 10:56:14 EDT (-0400)

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