Gold Drop Milk Cap Lactarius chrysorrheus Fries    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Russulales   >   Family Russulaceae   >   Genus Lactarius   

Status:

Glabrous whitish pileus, sometimes darkening with a rosy color. Taste is acrid. White latex slowly turns yellow when exposed to the air. (L. Biechele, pers. comm.)

Relationships:

Associated with oaks.

There are 38 records in the project database.

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Gold Drop Milk Cap (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/9/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Gold Drop Milk Cap (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/23/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gold Drop Milk Cap (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/23/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gold Drop Milk Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gold Drop Milk Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gold Drop Milk Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gold Drop Milk Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (10/23/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gold Drop Milk Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (10/23/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gold Drop Milk Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (10/23/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Gold Drop Milk Cap in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/7/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Gold Drop Milk Cap specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Gold Drop Milk Cap specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (10/23/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Gold Drop Milk Cap specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (10/23/2014). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Gold Drop Milk Cap specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (9/9/2009). Broadly ellipsoid; measured 6.3-7.3 X 5.6-6.3 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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