Lactarius violascens

Cap concave and widespread, brownish purple, with visible concentric circles. Emits white milk, bitter taste, increases in summer and autumn in the deciduous forests. It is not edible.
Season Summer
Season Autumn
Habitat Deciduous
Cap Convex
Cap Depressed
Cap color Brown
Cap color Purple
Cap size 2" - 5" (5cm - 12cm)
Cap flesh color White
Cap edge Straight
Gills Adnate
Gills Decurrent
Gills color White
Gills color Purple
Gills form Dense
Stipe Grooved
Stipe color White
Stipe color Brown
Stipe color Purple
Stipe size 2" - 4" (5cm - 10cm)
Stipe section Fibrillar
Special features White milk
Base of stipe Cudgel
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