Observation 51540: Lactarius Pers.

When: 2010-08-28

Collection location: Oneida Co., New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eric Smith (esmith)

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53% (4)
Recognized by sight: Gills are closer than in Gomphidius, spores should be pale (Gomphidius has olive-blackish spores_).
25% (3)
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Thanks .
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2010-08-28 23:02:49 -03 (-0300)
A few…
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-08-28 23:00:02 -03 (-0300)

Lactarius are very slimy
You can see some of the latex coming out of the broken stipe on the top and bottom photos.

What about the slime layer?
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2010-08-28 22:55:27 -03 (-0300)

These mushrooms wanted to squirt out of my hand! Can a Lactarius be that slimy?

Thick slime layer
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2010-08-28 22:00:15 -03 (-0300)

on these mushrooms. In my experience these mushrooms turn dark along the gill edges as they mature.

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