Lactarius subumbonatus

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Lactarius subumbonatus

14 October 2006 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Common Name

Watery Milk Cap

Flesh

White to pinkish-buff, firm, producing a watery whitish milk on cutting

Smell

Strong, pleasant, not unlike Lactarius quietus

Taste

Mild, then nauseous and/or acrid

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

In deciduous woods, usually with oak

Spore Print

Pale cream

Edibility

Not edible

Notes

Closely related to, and easily confused with, Lactarius serifluus

Additional Photographs

Lactarius subumbonatus

14 October 2006 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin