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Lactarius subpurpureus Mostly flat cap with a small central depression, zones of pink, and an inrolled margin. Nearly distant, pinkish red gills that leak red milk. The stem was colored like the cap, but more pale.<br />
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Lactarius subpurpureus

Mostly flat cap with a small central depression, zones of pink, and an inrolled margin. Nearly distant, pinkish red gills that leak red milk. The stem was colored like the cap, but more pale.

Habitat: Growing on the ground in a coniferous forest.

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Lactarius subpurpureus is a milky cap in the family Russulaceae.

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 28, 2019. Captured Sep 27, 2018 13:36 in 3370 VT-30, Dorset, VT 05251, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/166s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm