Lactarius fragilis, candy cap mushroom – W. Sonoma, CA

Two photos of Lactarius fragilis mushrooms from W. Sonoma County. As they dry out these intriguing mushrooms smell increasingly like maple syrup and are best cooked into deserts due to their unique aroma / flavor.

Here’s a previous post from two years ago with more info and photos on the Candy Cap mushroom.

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