Common Name: Hygrophorous Milky
Spore Color: White
Gill Color: White to cream
Milk Color: White
The main character to look for with this mushroom are the widely spaced gills. They exude a white latex that does not stain.
Said to be a choice edible.
Lactarius volemus has closely spaced gills and a latex that stains things brown. Lactarius corrugus has a corrugated cap.
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