Lactarius mucidis Burl.’Slimy Lactarius’ (5 Photos and Description)


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Medium smooth, gray-brown viscid convex cap with inrolled margin becoming flat with depressed darker and slightly knobbed central disc. Gills are white. Latex is white and voluminous, but dries gray-blue-green and discolors flesh tan to brownish. Stipe is color of cap, thin and sticky. Spore print is cream. It is found under conifers in summer and fall. Taste is acrid.

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Lactarius mucidis 

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