Lactarius Rufus

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Lactarius Rufus

 

a capped mushroom of the genus Lac-tarius. The cap has a diameter of 3–8 cm, and there is usually a reddish-brown tubercle in the center. The pulp is caustic. Lactarius rufus grows in summer and autumn in coniferous forests. It is edible only after salting and prolonged soaking or boiling.

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