Lactarius barrowsii
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Location: Colorado, Ponderosa belt
Edibility: Edible
Color: Pinkish Cream

Ponderosa pine forest in dryer areas. Found in the same areas as Boletus barrowsii, Hypomyces lactiflourum and Russula decolorans.

This mushroom is better known from New Mexico. Named after Chuck Barrows like Boletus barrowsii. This mushroom is very similar and closely related to Lactarius deliciosus but paler in color. It is more pinkish cream colored rather than orange. Stains blue when broken or scraped.

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May 16 2019 09:59 AM

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