Observation 130659: Suillus collinitus (Fr.) Kuntze

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By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-03-24 03:42:57 PDT (-0700)

I think I posted Suillus bellinii from Italy (Umbria) here on M.O. … I also found it in Spain (Gran Canaria) but have no digital photos from them. Maybe some day I will scan all those old pics.

It has pinkish stem base.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-03-24 03:41:49 PDT (-0700)

The thing is that those photos are bad and quite forgettable! Too much exposure.
It’s from a location where Suillus collinitus fruits for at least two decades now. It is common here everywhere, especially late in the season.
Host is common Pinus sylvestris and maybe a few Pinus nigra ssp. austriaca intermingled.

Hm
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-03-24 01:16:06 PDT (-0700)

With the very pale cap margin, pale stem and no trace of pink at the stem base, it looks so different from the collinitus I have seen.
What kind of pine is it growing with?

S. bellinii is mediterranean and does not occur in Austria.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-03-23 14:09:56 PDT (-0700)

Plus the cap color is more variegated, not with streaked fibrils but with lighter portions interchanging with darker.

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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-03-23 05:09:18 PDT (-0700)

Why not S. bellinii?

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