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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 5 months 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 5 months ago
      1. Oh! Were these at the park? Posted 5 months ago
        1. Lol, duh. Sorry, just realized you put that in your description ;P Posted 5 months ago
          1. Bahaha! Yes! Posted 5 months ago
  2. Beautiful blue! Posted 5 months ago
    1. Thank you, Ferdy! I thought so too! My first time finding these beauties! Another off of my bucket list! Posted 5 months ago
      1. You already have such an impressive collection of observations and its wonderful to see it keep growing. Posted 5 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 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