Lactarius deliciosus

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Lactarius deliciosus

15 October 2009 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Common Name

Saffron Milk Cap

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

With pine

Edibility

Edible, excellent

Notes

This species could be confused with L. deterrimus, L. quieticolor and L. semisanguifluus. Take care to note the change in colour of the milk when exposed to air.