Observation 117472: Suillus ponderosus A.H. Sm. & Thiers

When: 2012-11-19

Collection location: Manchester, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available

These were growing on the ground near some kind of conifer.
Caps up to 9.5 cm across, viscid, and glabrous to somewhat appressed fibrillose.
Cap context soft, very pale yellowish and no color change when cut.
The stipe context did turn a bluish-green especially near the base.
There was an annular zone that was reddish granular and there was scattered glutinous globules also.
The spore print was brown to sl. reddish brown.
Spores were 8.0-10.3 X 4.0-5.0 microns, smooth, oblong to sub-cylindrical with oil droplets in KOH.

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Used references: Confirmed by Tom Bruns.

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