Observation 76980: Lactarius sordidus Peck

When: 2011-09-16

Collection location: Lackawanna State Forest, Thornhurst, Lackawanna Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Notes:
Mixed conifers. Lots of spruce. Saw a few specimens with non scrobiculate stipes. Actual color was most like first pic… greenish brown.

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Proposed Names

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Used references: Bessette, Harris, Bessette
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About L. turpis, Milk Mushrooms of NA…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-02-07 18:29:22 CST (-0500)

says, “has been confused and misidentified as (several other names), and Lactarius sordidus, all of which which Basso (1999) now recognizes as synonyms.” So I’m wondering, is L. sordidus the current name, or are there two separate species now recognized?

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