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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Russulales: Russulaceae: Lactarius camphoratus (Bull.) Fr.

Lactarius camphoratus – curry milkcap

Synonyms: Agaricus camphoratus, Agaricus cimicarius, Agaricus rutaceus, Agaricus subdulcis, Lactarius cimicarius, Lactarius fragilis, Lactarius rutaceus, Lactarius subdulcis, Lactarius terryi, Lactifluus camphoratus, Lactifluus rutaceus, Lactifluus terryi.

Common name: curry milkcap.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Candy cap or curry milkcap is the English-language common name for several closely related edible species of Lactarius; L. camphoratus, L. fragilis, and L. rubidus. These mushrooms are valued for their highly aromatic qualities and are used culinarily as a mere flavoring rather than as a constituent of a full meal.

Finnish: Sikurirousku, German: Kampfer-Milchling, Hungarian: Kámfor-tejelőgomba, Japanese: ニオイワチチタケ, Lithuanian: Kamparinis piengrybis, Polish: Mleczaj kamforowy, Romanian: Lăptucă camforată, Russian: Млечник камфорный, Serbian: Цикоријевка, Swedish: Kamferriska, Ukrainian: Хрящ-молочник камфорний.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Candy cap mushroom (milkcap <B>Lactarius camphoratus</B>(?)) and a milkcap with a parasitic fungus Peckiella camphorati (Hypomyces camphorati) in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-03.htm">November 3, 2018</A>
LinkCandy cap mushroom (milkcap Lactarius camphoratus(?)) and a milkcap with a parasitic fungus Peckiella camphorati (Hypomyces camphorati) in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, November 3, 2018
Location on mapsSam Houston National Forest, 394 FM 1375, New Waverly, TX 77358, USA
Milkcap mushroom <B>Lactarius camphoratus</B>(?) infected by a parasitic fungus Peckiella camphorati (Hypomyces camphorati) in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-03.htm">November 3, 2018</A>
LinkMilkcap mushroom Lactarius camphoratus(?) infected by a parasitic fungus Peckiella camphorati (Hypomyces camphorati) in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, November 3, 2018
Location on mapsSam Houston National Forest, 394 FM 1375, New Waverly, TX 77358, USA

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