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Lactarius pyrogalus

Observed: 17th October 2011 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Lactarius
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Description:

Under Hazel tree's I thought it was Lactarius pyrogalus but there are a couple of very similar one's and I forgot to take a spore print which would have helped eliminate some,so have just gone for Lactarius

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

miked's picture

Presumably it did not have a

Presumably it did not have a distinctive smell and how hot was the milk? (small drop on tip of tongue)

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none

Very slight sweet smell,but did not taste milk.

Fenwickfield

miked's picture

Does look rather like

Does look rather like Lactarius pyrogalus.

AlanS's picture

I agree

Had this been put up as an ID, I would have added agreement.

Alan

Fenwickfield's picture

Should I

Should one of you wish to put the id on as I have not really done the id just suggested.This would then go in the right observation instead of yet another Lactarius.

Fenwickfield