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, favoring acidic, well drained soil.
dark red-brown with central depression or umbo and a furrowed margin. Gills
decurrent, medium-spaced and quite thick. Spores
are white to cream colored. Stem
is pallid and similarly colored as the cap, more or less equal, and finely downy and becoming hollow. The mushroom has no ring.
Lactarius rufus and Lactarius helvus have a similar smell.
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