| Lactarius lignyotus
|These micrographs show the spiny spores of
Lactarius lignyotus. Spores 8-10 µ.
|Cap is velvety and dark brown when young, margin scalloped. Gills attached
to the stem and widely spaced, sometimes staining reddish. Milk white,
sometimes changing to pinkish. Spore print is variable, described as white
to orangish-yellow to pinkish buff. These two collections were found in a
primarily hardwood forest with several Douglas Fir trees nearby, probably
mychorrhizal with the firs.