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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

Milkcap mushrooms <B>Lactarius tabidus</B>(?) near a hiker's campsite on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-07-13.htm">July 13, 2018</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms Lactarius tabidus(?) near a hiker's campsite on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, July 13, 2018
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Milkcap mushrooms <B>Lactarius tabidus</B>(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-03.htm">October 3, 2018</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms Lactarius tabidus(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 3, 2018
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Milkcap mushrooms <B>Lactarius tabidus</B>(?) on a rotting stump on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-07.htm">June 7, 2019</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms Lactarius tabidus(?) on a rotting stump on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, June 7, 2019
Location on mapsLSHT Little Lake Creek Loop, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Milkcap mushrooms <B>Lactarius tabidus</B>(?) in Huntsville State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-15.htm">November 15, 2019</A>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms Lactarius tabidus(?) in Huntsville State Park. Texas, November 15, 2019
Location on maps565 Camping Loop, New Waverly, TX 77358, USA
Milkcap mushrooms <B>Lactarius tabidus</B>(?) 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>
LinkMilkcap mushrooms Lactarius tabidus(?) 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 milkcap mushrooms <B>Lactarius tabidus</B>(?) 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 milkcap mushrooms Lactarius tabidus(?) 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
Birch milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius tabidus</B>(?)) with fungus Hypomyces ochraceus on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-05-23.htm">May 23, 2020</A>
LinkBirch milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius tabidus(?)) with fungus Hypomyces ochraceus on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, May 23, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Birch milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius tabidus</B>(?)) with mold like fungus Hypomyces ochraceus on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-05-23.htm">May 23, 2020</A>
LinkBirch milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius tabidus(?)) with mold like fungus Hypomyces ochraceus on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, May 23, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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