Lactarius paradoxus

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Lactarius paradoxus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales
Family: Russulaceae
Genus: Lactarius
Species: L. paradoxus
Binomial name
Lactarius paradoxus
Beardslee & Burl. (1940)

Lactarius paradoxus is a member of the large milk-cap genus Lactarius in the order Russulales. It was first described in 1940.[1] It is found in the south of the US, and is mycorrhizal with pine and oak. When damaged, it bleeds red latex. The cap has a blue-green to gray color.

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  1. ^ Beardslee HC, Burlingham GS. (1940). "Interesting species of Lactariae from Florida". Mycologia. 32 (5): 575–86. doi:10.2307/3754577. JSTOR 3754577. 

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