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Indigo milk cap

Lactation indigo

The cap surface is indigo blue when fresh, but fades to a paler greyish, or silvery blue, sometimes with greenish splotches.It is an edible mushroom often sold along roads where it is foraged like in Mexico and China.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Fruiting time
Winter

Harvesting

Pick as needed

Propagation

Seed
Spores

Special features

Attractive fruits
Unusual blue fruiting body thet fades to paler grey.

Geography

Origin
North and Central America and East Asia
Natural climate
Temperate Interior

Environment

Light
Full Shade
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil PH preference
Acid
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Personality

Family
Russulaceae
Flower colour
Blue
Scent
None

Problems

Generally problem free

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