It was everywhere on campus and near by. There was like 100x of them. Spicy guys, I guess some pickling might make it edible. Was not able to find much infor on it edibility. I wish they would all get infect by hypomyces
Under oaks, about 3" high.
Growing underneath a coast live oak within pretty thick duff material.
Lactarius alnicola, commonly known as the golden milkcap, is a species of fungus in the Russulaceae family. The fruit bodies produced by the fungus are characterized by a sticky, vanilla-colored cap up to 20 cm (7.9 in) wide with a mixture of yellow tones arranged in faint concentric bands. The stem is up to 5 cm (2.0 in) long and has yellow-brown spots. When it is cut or injured, the mushroom oozes a white latex, which has an intensely peppery...