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Lactarius deliciosus - Saffron Milk Cap

Observed: 4th September 2013 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 deliciosus - Saffron Milk Cap
Lactarius deliciosus - Saffron Milk Cap (2)
Lactarius deliciosus -Saffron Milk Cap
Description:

In Scot's Pine woodland cap 3-10cm pallid buff sometimes with a faint green tinge and with concentric salmon pink blotches at first convex inrolled margin becoming depressed slightly sticky ageing dull green grey.The gills are apricot or saffron ageing carrot dull green on bruising slightly decurrent,stem stout more or less equal cap colour full becoming hollow with age - infrequent

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

marksteer's picture

I've seen specimens from not

I've seen specimens from not far from me but never found exactly where

The more I know the more I realise I don't know

Amadan's picture

I have tended to find it

In planted conifer plantations or restored industrial sites with conifers.