Lactarius mucidus var. mucidioides

Lactarius mucidus var. mucidioides  Burlingham 1908

The ‘Slimy Lactarius’ has a medium smooth, wine-brown viscid convex cap with inrolled margin becoming flat with depressed darker and slightly knobbed central disc. Gills are white. Latex is white and voluminous, but dries gray-blue-green and discolors flesh tan to brownish. Stipe is color of cap, thin and sticky. It becomes holloe with age. Spore print is cream. It is found under conifers in summer and fall. Taste is acrid. This is in the Russulacae family of the Russulales order.

Lactarius mucidis var. mucidoides