Observation 49512: Lactarius volemus (Fr.) Fr.

When: 2010-08-02

Collection location: Mount Pisgah, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: looks like one of the corrugated capped “volemus”, cap looks to orange and the gills to light to be corrugis

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odor of young
By: Terry (fungaloony)
2010-08-03 09:11:03 CDT (-0400)

If it has no odor at all, it probably isn’t L. corrugis either which is notoriously fishy smelling, as well.

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-08-02 21:49:20 CDT (-0400)

to Mushroom Observer Terry, it’s good to have you here.

Not L. volemus
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2010-08-02 21:34:33 CDT (-0400)

Absolutely no smell — not fishy at all.

Lactarius volemus
By: Terry (fungaloony)
2010-08-02 21:13:44 CDT (-0400)

With the pale creamy close gills and orangey pileus, may I suggest that your collection looks more like L. volemus?


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