No Common Name Lactarius subpurpureus Peck    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Russulales   >   Family Russulaceae   >   Genus Lactarius   

Description:

Has wine-red latex similar to Lactarius paradoxus, but gills are also purplish rather than "putty" colored (L. Biechele, pers. comm.).

There are 2 records in the project database.

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Lactarius subpurpureus in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/8/1995). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Comparison photo of three species in the subgenus Lactarius: Lactarius deterrimus (left), Lactarius subpurpureus (middle), Lactarius paradoxus (right) in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/8/1995). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)


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