Lactarius chelidonium  var. chelidonium Peck (3 Photos and Description)

Lactarius chelidonium 

Medium mud-blue with a sticky orange-brown smooth zoned cap with inrolled margin and convex becoming yellow-orange-brown to greenish, flat to shallowly funnel-shaped with a depressed central disc. Gills are dull orange-greenish-blue and bruise or stain dark olive-green. Stem is paler concolorous with the cap and dry. Latex is sparse, bright yellow becoming yellow-brown. Spores are pale buff to yellow-orange. Found under conifers (pines) in late fall and autumn. Taste is mild to slowly peppery. Edible.

Lactarius chelidonium 01381

Lactarius chelidonium var. chelidonium

Lactarius chelidonium (Cledine Milky) 04787

Lactarius chelidonium var. chelidonium

Lactarius chelidonium (Cledine Milky) 04788

Lactarius chelidonium var. chelidonium