Observation 73700: Lactarius subvernalis var. cokeri (A.H. Sm. & Hesler) Hesler & A.H. Sm.

When: 2011-08-09

Collection location: Cranberry Twp., Butler Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)

No specimen available

Found growing on the ground under oak trees. Caps are 3.5-7.5 cm.,whitish when fresh, becoming dull, dingy white. Caps are not zoned, larger caps are wavy-edged. Stems are .5-2 cm. wide. Gills are dull white to buff in older specimens. Latex is white, slowly becoming pink, then dark blood red, then orangish red,and finally pale pinkish orange in young specimens, over several hours. Gills bruise slowly the same dark red to orange red, to pale pinkish orange.Older gill specimens do not produce latex, but do bruise similarly. Taste is mild to pleasant.



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