Summer Mushroom Foraging - Edible Lactarius volemus and Lactarius hygrophoroides
- uploaded: Jul 31, 2013
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Summer mushroom foraging for edible Lactarius volemus and Lactarius hygrophoroides. The common name for Lactarius volemus is voluminous latex milky. Lactarius hygrophoroides is known commonly as hygro milky. Both fungi exude a white milk when the mushroom is cut. Both are tasty gourmet wild edible mushrooms.The lactarius described in this video grow in hardwood forests and prefer oak trees as a host.Fungi play an important role in the natural world providing nutrients to trees and plants. Mushrooms are an important and nutritious part of my diet. Hunting mushrooms is a fun way to get exercise, fresh air and enjoy nature.To see more wild edible mushroom foraging and mushroom identification tips click here: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL122A6E3339A70090Visit me on Facebook: www.facebook.com/michigan.wildernessThanks for watching, commenting, subscribing to, and supporting this channel. If you like this video please give a thumbs up and share it with others. If you have any questions or tips please leave a comment.