Observation 117135: Suillus caerulescens A.H. Sm. & Thiers

When: 2012-11-17

Collection location: Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

49.0° 123.0°

Who: funferal

No specimen available

Growing scattered in groups throughout a Western hemlock forest with nearby Douglas firs & immature Western redcedar. Narrowed down to s. caerulescens or s. ponderosus by blue-green staining on the flesh of the stem. Lack of streaking on cap suggests ponderosus.

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Recognized by sight: I see blue staining and douglas fir
Used references: mushroomexpert says ponderosus does not blue/green when cut

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