Observation 152131: Suillus pungens Thiers & A.H. Sm.
When: 2013-11-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: KOH on cap instantly red quickly to reddish blackish brown
KOH on tube layer turned brown after about 5 minutes
KOH on stipe context slowly turned light pink/reddish purple

Proposed Names

-18% (2)
Recognized by sight
-5% (2)
Recognized by sight
93% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
-19% (2)
Recognized by sight: pores described as pallid in youth with short swollen whitish stem that lacks conspicuous dots and red brown slimy cap. KOH on cap black.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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has brown dots on stipe
By: Jeff Hitchcock (JHitch)
2013-11-13 21:53:28 PST (-0800)

much more significant and easy to see on the older fb, not really much of any smell that I can tell though

Coloration of cap and pores
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-11-13 21:40:17 PST (-0800)

look like S. pungens—any odor? How about dots on stipe? (hard to make out in photos).

KOH on the cap wasn’t fully black
By: Jeff Hitchcock (JHitch)
2013-11-13 21:39:56 PST (-0800)

hard to see in the picture, but it stayed reddish brown.. Also, one of the characteristics of S. pungens listed on http://www.mykoweb.com/CAF/species/Suillus_pungens.html is milky droplets on the pores of the young fbs, which I hadn’t thought specifically to take a picture of, but you can see a little bit around the stipe in picture #2

Chroogomphus was also within 8 inches of these
By: Jeff Hitchcock (JHitch)
2013-11-13 21:07:39 PST (-0800)

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