Lactarius indigo  (4 Photos asnd Description)

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Lactarius indigo has a zonate, depressed, sticky blue cap, blue gills and a blue stem with circular pits. Cap becomes flat to funnel-shaped and turns silvery with age.  Gills are adnate to slightly decurrent, closely spaced and develop a creamy-yellowish cast with age. Latex is bright neon blue, sparse to moderate and turns greenish slowly. All parts staining greenish with handling. Cream to pale yellow-orange spores. In oak/pine woods during summer and autumn. Mild taste, slowly becoming mildly acrid. Edible.

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Lactarius indigo 

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Lactarius indigo 

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Lactarius indigo