Yellow-latex Milky Lactarius vinaceorufescens A. H. Smith    Synonyms: Yellow-latex Milkcap.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Russulales   >   Family Russulaceae   >   Genus Lactarius   

Description:

Pileus pinkish-cinnamon to orange-cinnamon color pileus. Unlike its close relative Lactarius chrysorrheus, the latex quickly changes to a bright sulfur color. (L. Biechele, pers. comm.)

Relationships:

Mycorrhizal with conifers.

There are 14 records in the project database.

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Yellow-latex Milky (cap and gills showing yellow latex) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/16/2008). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow-latex Milky in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/10/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Yellow-latex Milky in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/10/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

A Yellow-latex Milky in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/12/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Spores of Yellow-latex Milky in Howard Co., Maryland (10/31/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow-latex Milky in Howard Co., Maryland (10/31/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow-latex Milky in Howard Co., Maryland (10/31/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow-latex Milky in Howard Co., Maryland (10/31/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow-latex Milky in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/12/2020). (c) wearethechampignons, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by wearethechampignons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Yellow-latex Milky in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/12/2020). (c) wearethechampignons, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by wearethechampignons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Yellow-latex Milky spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (11/4/2015). Oval, warted; measured 7.3-8.4 X 5.9-7.0 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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