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

Lactarius tabidus – birch milkcap

Synonyms: Agaricus theiogalus, Lactarius mitissimus, Lactarius subdulcis, Lactarius theiogalus, Lactarius thejogalus, Lactarius thejogolus, Lactifluus tabidus, Lactifluus theiogalus.

Common name: birch milkcap.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Lactarius tabidus (also Lactarius theiogalus, and formerly Lactarius chrysorheus and Lactarius hepaticus), commonly known as the Birch Milkcap, is an inedible mushroom of the genus Lactarius. It can be found in North America and Europe, and grows at the base of pine in Autumn. Its white milk stains fabric a sulphur yellow, from which its specific epithet derives.

Dutch: Rimpelende melkzwam, Finnish: Pikkurousku, German: Flatter-Milchling, Hungarian: Lápi tejelőgomba, Polish: Mleczaj siarkowy, Russian: Млечник чахлый, Swedish: Småriska.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Birch milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius tabidus</B>, Lactarius thejogalus)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-03.htm">October 3, 2018</A>
LinkBirch milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius tabidus, Lactarius thejogalus)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 3, 2018
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Birch milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius tabidus</B>, Lactarius thejogalus) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-04-23.htm">April 23, 2020</A>
LinkBirch milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius tabidus, Lactarius thejogalus) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 23, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Gills of birch milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius tabidus</B>, Lactarius thejogalus) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-04-23.htm">April 23, 2020</A>
LinkGills of birch milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius tabidus, Lactarius thejogalus) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 23, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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