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Lactarius camphoratus   (Curry Milkcap)
Family
Russulaceae
Location
North America, Europe
Dimensions
Cap 2.5-5 cm diameter, stem 3-5 cm tall * 0.4-0.7 cm thick
Edibility
This site contains no information about the edibility or toxicity of mushrooms.

Description
Lactarius camphoratus, also known as Curry Milkcap, is a smallish agaric with dark red-brown cap, pale gills and exudes white milk which savor of curry. It grows with conifers and deciduous trees, favouring acidic, well-drained soil.

Cap dark red-brown with central depression or umbo and a furrowed margin. Gills decurrent, medium-spaced and quite thick. Spores are white to cream-coloured. Stem is pallid and similarly coloured as the cap, more or less equal, and finely downy and becoming hollow. The mushroom has no ring.

Lactarius camphoratus on the First Nature Web site.
Lactarius camphoratus on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.

Many mushrooms are poisonous and some are lethally poisonous. It can be very hard to distinguish between an edible and a poisonous mushroom. We recommend, because of this, that you don't eat wild mushrooms at all, and this site does not contain any information about the edibility or toxicity of the mushrooms listed here.

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