Blue Milk Mushroom

  • cap has concentric blue zones
  • flesh exudes blue milk when cut
  • flesh and gills slowly discolor to greenwhen cut
  • spore deposit is creamy yellow
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Look-alikes in Ontario

The edible Lactarius chelidonium and Lactarius paradoxus can be similar in appearance when young. They differ most obviously in that the latex is yellowish and brownish respectively, rather than blue.

Related topics: Edible Berries of Ontario - Edible Plants of Ontario
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