Lactarius torminosus
(Woolly milk cap, Bearded Milk Cap)
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Location: Colorado
Spore Print: White
Edibility: Poisonous
Color: White / Pink

Grows on hillsides under Aspens. Also known to grow with birch.

White with bearded fuzz around the cap. One of its key characteristics that distinguishes it from other Lactarius. This mushroom has been eaten in Russia when prepared properly. It is said to be peppery and spicy.

Last Updated:
May 03 2022 04:26 PM

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