''Lactarius argillaceifolius'' is a species of fungus in the Russulaceae family. The mushrooms produced by the fungus have convex to flattened drab lilac-colored caps that are up to 18 cm wide. The cream-colored gills are closely spaced together and extend slightly down the length of the stem, which is up to 9 cm long by 3.5 cm thick. The mushroom produces an off-white latex when injured that stains the mushroom tissue brownish.
The species is found in eastern North America, with a.. more