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Lactarius rufus
red hot milk-cap, red milk-cap, rufous milkcap

Distribution: Broad

Habitat: L. rufus commonly occurs with spruce and pine, often in abundance, for example, near the edge of bogs or in other moist areas where Sitka spruce occurs. It is very common in northern conifer forests around the world.

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lactarius rufus (Fr.) Fr.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lactarius rufus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Lactarius rufus photos.

4 photographs:
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