Lactarius maculatipes, the "Spotted Foot Lactarius”, has a glabrous, medium to large cream cap with vaguely alternating yellowish zones and occasional yellowish pock marks on the viscid cap, becoming ochraceous orange in the center as the fruiting body matures. The pinkish-buff gills are slightly decurrent. The stem is scrobiculate, meaning it is dotted with several depressed yellow-spotted ‘holes’and tapers at the base The white latex is acrid, and slowly stains the flesh and gills yellowish to ochraceous. Lactarius maculatipes has no distinctive odor and can be found, often in groups, in deciduous woods under oaks. Bitter tasting. Inedible.