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Lactarius pyrogalus

Observed: 8th 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 pyrogalus
Lactarius pyrogalus (2)
Lactarius pyrogalus (3)
Description:

Under Hazel trees no other trees around as only found under hazel.The cap is dull fawn sometimes with a yellowish greyish tinge,slightly sticky when wet becoming flattened and slightly depressed.The gills at first pallid yellowish or buff slightly decurrent milk white unchanging.The stem is pallid concolorous with cap flesh whitish smell slight fruity.Found late summer to autumn frequent

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

marksteer's picture

Not familiar with Lactarius

Not familiar with Lactarius in my area so sorry no confirmation.
Have Kibby UK Boletus now! So maybe a bit more confidence these Genera - thanks info!!

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

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No problem

I got an excellent book The Genus Lactarius by Jacob Heilmann-Clausen,Annemieke Verbeken & Jan Vesterholt

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