Lactarius paradoxus is a member of the large milk-cap genus Lactarius in the order Russulales. It was first described in 1940. 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.
Common in grassy areas associated with southern pines.
When to find them
They are edible.