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

Description:

Cap: Pale gray disc, often depressed; flesh white; latex white, may be scant. Gills: White, close. Stalk: Color similar to cap (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

On ground in hardwood (often beech) forests (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 8 records in the project database.

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A Lactarius cinereus (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/14/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lactarius cinereus (stalk, gills, and cluster of young fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/14/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lactarius cinereus in Howard Co., Maryland (9/14/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores of Lactarius cinereus in Howard Co., Maryland (9/14/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lactarius cinereus spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (9/14/2014). Ellipsoid, ornamented w/ ridges; measured 6.3 – 7.4 X 5.5 – 6.0 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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