Lactarius fumeacolor

Lactarius fumeacolor 2031

Lactarius fumeacolor Burlington

Medium to large mostly smooth, pink-gray viscid convex cap, with paler cream to almost yellowish central depression, becoming funnel-shaped with maturity. Gills are white to cream, close, narrow and attached to somewhat decurrent. It has voluminous white latex, which stains gills and flesh yellow-brown. Stipe smooth, cream, spotting yellow to yellow-brown. Found under hardwoods from spring through fall. Not common. Unknown edibility.

This is in the Russulacae family of the Russulales order.

Lactarius fumeacolor 2033

Lactarius fumeacolor