Rufous Milkcap

Rufous Milkcap

Observation - Rufous Milkcap. Description: Cap 10cm across. Growing under Betula on acid moorland/grassland (see final image). In small group. Cap colour dark orange/brown. Distinct umbo Crenulate and striate edge. Gills adnate/decurrent. Stem smooth, paler at top and bottom. Milk white.

Cap 10cm across.
Growing under Betula on acid moorland/grassland (see final image).
In small group.
Cap colour dark orange/brown.
Distinct umbo
Crenulate and striate edge.
Gills adnate/decurrent.
Stem smooth, paler at top and bottom.
Milk white.
Taste, at first mild then quickly incredibly hot and finally acrid.