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Indigo Milk Cap (Lactarius indigo) Growing under pines in a grassy area in a public park in NW Georgia (Floyd County), US.<br />
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Indigo Milk Cap (Lactarius indigo)

Growing under pines in a grassy area in a public park in NW Georgia (Floyd County), US.

Indigo Milk Cap (Lactarius indigo) Growing under pines in a grassy area in a public park in NW Georgia (Floyd County), US.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61503/indigo_milk_cap_lactarius_indigo.html Geotagged,Lactarius indigo,Spring,United States

    comments (8)

  1. My favorite milk cap <3 Posted 12 days ago
    1. This was my first time finding them! I have found tons of L. paradoxus, but never these! I was so excited yesterday! Posted 12 days ago
      1. Oh! Were these at the park? Posted 12 days ago
        1. Lol, duh. Sorry, just realized you put that in your description ;P Posted 12 days ago
          1. Bahaha! Yes! Posted 12 days ago
  2. Beautiful blue! Posted 11 days ago
    1. Thank you, Ferdy! I thought so too! My first time finding these beauties! Another off of my bucket list! Posted 11 days ago
      1. You already have such an impressive collection of observations and its wonderful to see it keep growing. Posted 11 days 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 dark.. more

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

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Uploaded Jun 12, 2018. Captured Jun 10, 2018 21:54 in 290 Burlington Rd NE, Rome, GA 30161, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/4.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm