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Indigo Milk Cap (Lactarius indigo) Under oak trees on a lakeside trail. <br />
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Indigo Milk Cap (Lactarius indigo)

Under oak trees on a lakeside trail.

Indigo Milk Cap (Lactarius indigo) Under oak trees on a lakeside trail. <br />
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  1. Oh, voila, you have the whole gamma! :-) Posted 9 months ago
    1. Haha! Yes! Posted 9 months ago
    2. Hah wanted to make a similar comment :) Posted 9 months ago
  2. One of my FAVORITE mushrooms!! Nice shot! Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thanks, Twinsie! They are such a gorgeous color! Posted 9 months ago
      1. Yes!! I've never seen the full-grown beauties like yours though. Posted 9 months ago
  3. Oh wow!!! so beautiful! gorgeous! Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thank you, Yael! It is always a delight to behold! Posted 9 months ago
  4. Today's Facebook post:

    The Kingdom Fungi includes some of the most ecologically and economically valuable organisms on Earth! They decompose organic material, cycle nutrients through the ecosystem, are symbiotic with many plant species, cause disease, and provide medicinal drugs and food. They are beautiful, weird, and remarkable organisms!

    Here are a few fungal treasures-- all shared on JungleDragon this week(!!) by moderator, Lisa Kimmerling! #JungleDragon #Fungi #Mushroom

    For more photos of fungi: https://www.jungledragon.com/wildlife/browse/fungi

    https://www.facebook.com/jungledragonwildlife
    Posted 9 months ago
    1. Wow! Thank you for the feature, and I'm so glad that you guys appreciate all these beauties that I've come across recently! I told you I was going to trudge through and find some cool things in your honor, Twinsie! Posted 9 months ago
      1. You're welcome! And, I appreciate your efforts...for your sake as well as mine <3. Your mushie photos make me feel so light and happy :). Posted 9 months ago

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''Lactarius indigo'', commonly known as the indigo milk cap, the indigo lactarius, or the blue milk mushroom, is a species of agaric fungus in the family Russulaceae. A widely distributed species, it grows naturally in eastern North America, East Asia, and Central America; it has also been reported in southern France. ''L. indigo'' grows on the ground in both deciduous and coniferous forests, where it forms mycorrhizal associations with a broad range of trees. The fruit body color ranges from.. more

Similar species: Russulales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Aug 31, 2020. Captured Aug 30, 2020 09:48 in 138 W Cherokee Ave, Cartersville, GA 30120, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/25.0
  • 1/41s
  • ISO1000
  • 100mm