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Velvet milkcap

Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Russulales: Russulaceae: Lactarius lignyotus Fr.

Lactarius lignyotus – velvet milkcap

Synonyms: Lactariella lignyota, Lactarius geminus, Lactifluus lignyotus.

Common names: velvet milkcap, Chocolate Milky.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Lactarius lignyotus is a member of the large milk-cap genus Lactarius in the order Russulales. It was first described scientifically by Elias Magnus Fries in 1855. It is considered edible, but of little interest.

Czech: Ryzec černohlávek, Finnish: Nokirousku, German: Mohrenkopf-Milchling, Hungarian: Ráncos tejelőgomba, Lithuanian: Juodasis piengrybis, Polish: Mleczaj przydymiony, Russian: Млечник бурый, Swedish: Sotriska, Ukrainian: Хрящ-молочник чорний.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) with dark brown gill edges in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-06-13.htm">June 13, 2018</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) with dark brown gill edges in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 13, 2018
Location on mapsYaupon Loop, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) with dark brown gill edges on a former Closed Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-24.htm">October 24, 2018</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) with dark brown gill edges on a former Closed Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 24, 2018
Location on mapsYaupon Loop, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) on Closed Trail near a small creek under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-25.htm">June 25, 2019</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) on Closed Trail near a small creek under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 25, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in moss on Closed Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-25.htm">June 25, 2019</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in moss on Closed Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 25, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) with dark brown gill edges in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-30.htm">June 30, 2019</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) with dark brown gill edges in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 30, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Young milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) on pincushion moss near a small creek on an overgrown Closed Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-07-07.htm">July 7, 2019</A>
LinkYoung milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) on pincushion moss near a small creek on an overgrown Closed Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 7, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Young milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) on pincushion moss near a small creek College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-07-07.htm">July 7, 2019</A>
LinkYoung milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) on pincushion moss near a small creek College Station, Texas, July 7, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Group of milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) with plicate and wrinkled caps on pincushion moss in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-07-07.htm">July 7, 2019</A>
LinkGroup of milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) with plicate and wrinkled caps on pincushion moss in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 7, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) together with a larger species of <B>Lactarius lignyotus</B>(?) to the right in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-05.htm">June 5, 2020</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) together with a larger species of Lactarius lignyotus(?) to the right in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 5, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Velvet milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B>)(?) together with Xanthoconium affine in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkVelvet milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius lignyotus)(?) together with Xanthoconium affine in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Dissected velvet milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B>)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkDissected velvet milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius lignyotus)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Underside of velvet milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B>)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkUnderside of velvet milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius lignyotus)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Gills of velvet milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B>)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkGills of velvet milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius lignyotus)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Top view of velvet milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B>)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkTop view of velvet milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius lignyotus)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Cross section of velvet milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B>)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkCross section of velvet milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius lignyotus)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsYaupon Loop, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Underside of milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkUnderside of milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsYaupon Loop, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Gills of milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkGills of milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsYaupon Loop, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Dark brown gill edges of milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-06-09.htm">June 9, 2020</A>
LinkDark brown gill edges of milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2020
Location on mapsYaupon Loop, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-07-01.htm">July 1, 2020</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 1, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in moss near a small dry creek in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-07-01.htm">July 1, 2020</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in moss near a small dry creek in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 1, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) on Closed Trail in moss in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-07-01.htm">July 1, 2020</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) on Closed Trail in moss in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 1, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Close-up of milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (<B>Lactarius lignyotus</B> var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in moss near a small dry creek in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-07-01.htm">July 1, 2020</A>
LinkClose-up of milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius) of subgenus Plinthogalus (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis or may be Lactarius texensis) in moss near a small dry creek in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 1, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA

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