Lactifluus hygrophoroides (Lactarius hygrophoroides)                   (3 Photos and Description)

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LACTIFLUUS hygrophoroides has a dry, wrinkled, bright organge-fawn cap. The cream-colored gills are widely-spaced. It has abundant mild, white latex, which turns the gills brownish. Its spore print is white. The taste of this mushroom is mild and it is considered a choice edible. It is found gowing under deciduous trees. Looks very similar to Lactifluus volemus, but gills are more widely spaced and voluminous milk doesn’t stain brown. Also has no fishy odor.

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Lactifluus hygrophoroides (Lactarius hygrophoroides)

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Lactifluus hygrophoroides (Lactarius hygrophoroides)