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Lactarius deliciosus

In Autumn when the weather cools and there is frequent rain, the Lactarious deliciosus come out. They always grow under pines, though they don't seem to concerned about what species of pine they grow under. Their appearance is often before the Suiluus, and just before or alongside the Amanita muscaria. They pickle well, and cook well when fresh. They lose a lot of flavour when dried. Care should be taken to not confuse them with muscaria, whose caps after a few days of rain can look almost identical. Muscaria have white gills, delicious orange, often with green tinges.