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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Russulales: Russulaceae: Lactarius chelidonium Peck

Lactarius chelidonium – Celandine Lactarius

Synonyms: Lactarius chelidonioides, Lactifluus chelidonium.

Common name: Celandine Lactarius.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Lactarius chelidonium is a member of the large milk-cap genus Lactarius in the order Russulales. It was first described by American mycologist Charles Horton Peck in 1870.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Celandine milkcap mushrooms (<B>Lactarius chelidonium</B>) near the creek on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-12.htm">January 12, 2020</A>
LinkCelandine milkcap mushrooms (Lactarius chelidonium) near the creek on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, January 12, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Undesrside of milkcap mushroom <B>Lactarius chelidonium</B> in area of floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-11-13.htm">November 13, 2020</A>
LinkUndesrside of milkcap mushroom Lactarius chelidonium in area of floodplain on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, November 13, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Greenish cap of milkcap mushroom <B>Lactarius chelidonium</B> on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-11-13.htm">November 13, 2020</A>
LinkGreenish cap of milkcap mushroom Lactarius chelidonium on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, November 13, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Orange gills of milkcap mushroom <B>Lactarius chelidonium</B> on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-11-13.htm">November 13, 2020</A>
LinkOrange gills of milkcap mushroom Lactarius chelidonium on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, November 13, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Cap of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (<B>Lactarius chelidonium</B>) (with flash) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-04-11.htm">April 11, 2021</A>
LinkCap of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (Lactarius chelidonium) (with flash) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 11, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Cap of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (<B>Lactarius chelidonium</B>) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-04-11.htm">April 11, 2021</A>
LinkCap of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (Lactarius chelidonium) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 11, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Close-up of a cap of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (<B>Lactarius chelidonium</B>) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-04-11.htm">April 11, 2021</A>
LinkClose-up of a cap of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (Lactarius chelidonium) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 11, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Side view of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (<B>Lactarius chelidonium</B>) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-04-11.htm">April 11, 2021</A>
LinkSide view of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (Lactarius chelidonium) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 11, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Gills of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (<B>Lactarius chelidonium</B>) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-04-11.htm">April 11, 2021</A>
LinkGills of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (Lactarius chelidonium) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 11, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Cross section and a stem of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (<B>Lactarius chelidonium</B>) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-04-11.htm">April 11, 2021</A>
LinkCross section and a stem of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (Lactarius chelidonium) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 11, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Cross section of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (<B>Lactarius chelidonium</B>) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-04-11.htm">April 11, 2021</A>
LinkCross section of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (Lactarius chelidonium) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 11, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Details of cross section and gills of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (<B>Lactarius chelidonium</B>) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-04-11.htm">April 11, 2021</A>
LinkDetails of cross section and gills of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (Lactarius chelidonium) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 11, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Details of lower portion of cross section of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (<B>Lactarius chelidonium</B>) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-04-11.htm">April 11, 2021</A>
LinkDetails of lower portion of cross section of Celandine Lactarius mushroom (Lactarius chelidonium) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 11, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Dissected Celandine Lactarius mushroom (<B>Lactarius chelidonium</B>) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-04-11.htm">April 11, 2021</A>
LinkDissected Celandine Lactarius mushroom (Lactarius chelidonium) in a pine forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, April 11, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Spore print of a milkcap mushroom <B>Lactarius chelidonium</B> taken from Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery a day before. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-04-12.htm">April 12, 2021</A>
LinkSpore print of a milkcap mushroom Lactarius chelidonium taken from Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery a day before. Texas, April 12, 2021

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