No Common Name Lactarius psammicola A. H. Sm. 1941    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Russulales   >   Family Russulaceae   >   Genus Lactarius   

Description:

Cap: Alternating concentric rings of tan/dull orange; convex when young with inrolled margin to funnel-shaped in age; slightly viscid; flesh whitish/buff, thick, firm; latex white, slowly stains gills dark. Gills: Pinkish-buff, close, some forks near stalk. Stalk: White, dry, stout; stuffed or hollow (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Scattered, groups on group in deciduous woods, primarily oak and hickory.

There are 12 records in the project database.

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Mature fruiting body of Lactarius psammicola in Howard Co., Maryland (6/20/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lactarius psammicola gills and stalk of fruiting body in Howard Co., Maryland (8/26/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lactarius psammicola gills with latex in Howard Co., Maryland (8/26/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lactarius psammicola in Howard Co., Maryland (7/8/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lactarius psammicola in Howard Co., Maryland (7/8/2016). Old fruiting body (left); young with inrolled margin (right). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lactarius psammicola in Howard Co., Maryland (7/8/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores of Lactarius psammicola in Howard Co., Maryland (7/8/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lactarius psammicola in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/20/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores of Lactarius psammicola in Howard Co., Maryland (7/8/2016). Broadly ellipsoid w/ warts 0.5-1.0 microns; mieasured 6.9-7.2 X 6.1-6.5 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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