Common: Saffron Milkcap
Latin: Lactarius deliciosus
Eating notes: Dishes made from this mushroom will be bright orange!
Cap: 5-15cm Saffron with concentric darker bands. Depressed with inrolled margin.
Gills: Slightly decurrent. Saffron.
Stem: Paler than the cap with darker depressed spots.
Spores: Pinkish cream.
Flesh: Yellowish. Releases an orange latex on cutting.
Habitat: On the ground with pines