Clay-gilled Milkcap Lactarius argillaceifolius Hesler & A.H. Smith  


Lilac-brown cap, broadly convex with depressed center in age; smooth to slimy (when wet); margin remains incurved; white latex stains gills dark. Gills: Cream with pinkish tinge; close. Stalk: White.


Found scattered on ground in hardwood forests, mostly oak. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Clay-gilled Milkcap (overall fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Clay-gilled Milkcap (gills with white latex) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Clay-gilled Milkcap specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). Nearly round, warts and ridges; measured 9.8-10.6 X 7.6-8.1 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

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