Lactarius tabidus, also known as Birch Milkcap, is an inedible small agaric with an orange-brown cap, cinnamon gills that exudes white milk. It grows solitary or in scattered groups on soil under broad-leaf trees, favouring birch.
convex, sometimes with a central umbo, that flattens with age. It varies between orange-brown and a dull chestnut in colour, and the surface is dry and matt. The margin often has tiny lobes and can be crimped or crisped. Gills
at first ochraceous-buff, becoming pale cinnamon with a pinkish tinge, adnate or slightly decurrent, narrow and fairly crowded. Spores
are cream coloured. Stem
colour varies between a reddish-brown and brick coloured, is more or less equal or tapering slightly upwards. The mushroom has no ring.
other small Lactarius species.
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