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Recent observations

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Square

What

Russulas Genus Russula

Observer

argeezy

Date

May 25, 2016 12:42 PM EDT

Description

Growing by oaks

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

savage_tristan

Date

May 13, 2016

Description

I found this mushroom in the woods. It had a reddish brown cap. The mushroom had a flat cap that got whiter as it got closer to the center. Also, it had white specks/dots on the cap as well.

Photos / Sounds

What

Golden Milkcap Lactarius alnicola

Observer

leoni21

Date

May 19, 2016

Description

This fungi can has a vanilla-colored with yellow tones cap that grows up to 20 centimeters wide with a stem of 5 centimeters. The mushroom oozes white latex when injured. It can be found in North America and Mexico.

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Photos / Sounds

What

Orange-latex Milky Lactarius deterrimus

Observer

leoni21

Date

May 19, 2016

Description

This fungi has caps that grow up to 12 centimeters wide. They grow in green spots usually in forests. When it's injured it releases a milk that is first carrot-red then turns maroon after 30 minutes.

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Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Russulas Genus Russula

Observer

annagypsy

Date

May 23, 2016 09:12 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Firm Russula Russula compacta

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

May 20, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Weeping Milk Cap Lactarius volemus

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

May 20, 2016

Description

The stench of this mushroom was AWFUL like a dead fish. I threw it down quickly after cutting the gills.

Photos / Sounds

What

Milkcaps Genus Lactarius

Observer

scadwell

Date

May 22, 2016 11:24 AM EDT

Description

Latex white, slowly acrid

Photos / Sounds

What

Milkcaps Genus Lactarius

Observer

scadwell

Date

May 22, 2016 11:11 AM EDT

Description

Latex white, slowly acrid

Photos / Sounds

Observer

shstuddard

Date

May 21, 2016 02:23 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

rufous candy cap Lactarius rufulus

Observer

shstuddard

Date

May 21, 2016 04:58 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Ugly Milkcap Lactarius turpis

Observer

catchwords

Date

May 22, 2016

Description

Gilled fungi under a grove of silver birches.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Russulaceae are a family of fungi in the order Russulales. According to a 2008 estimate, the family contains 1243 species. Its species typically have fruit bodies with friable, chalk-like stalks, that break with a distinct crack, somewhat like a carrot but with porous flesh (see below). Microscopically, the cells are not all long thin hyphae, which would provide strength and more fibrous appearance when broken. Instead, the flesh contains also many large spherical cells ("sphaerocysts"),...

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