21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Blue Morph

Lactarius indigo, commonly known as the indigo milk cap, indigo milky, the indigo lactarius, or the blue milk mushroom, is a species of agaric fungus in the family Russulaceae, sitting on Usnea strigosa or bushy beard lichen.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Clyde, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: X1D II 50C
Copyright: © Casey Lance Brown