Observation 108626: Suillus spraguei (Berk. & Curtis) Kuntze
When: 2012-09-02
(38.53° 78.15° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These boletes were fruiting immediately adjacent to one another. Caps ~10 cm diameter. Under chestnut oaks and mountain laurel. Upland area.

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That actually seems to be a common growth habit…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-09-05 08:26:36 PDT (-0700)

for the “Eastern Painted Suillus”… found under oak, but associated with White Pine in the vicinity. I have seen examples where a specimen fruits up against the base of an oak.

Yes. Although these mushrooms
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2012-09-05 05:58:18 PDT (-0700)

Were under an oak, there are lots of white pines scattered through those woods.

Penny

Penny, are you certain there was not…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-09-05 04:39:38 PDT (-0700)

any White Pine in the area? S. spraguei is reported as associating only with this type of tree.

Created: 2012-09-04 16:16:30 PDT (-0700)
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