Observation 167248: Suillus granulatus (L.) Roussel

When: 2006-07-04

Collection location: Prishakhtinsk forest, Karaganda town vicinity, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.891° 73.033° 520m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Suillus granulatus (L. ex Fr.) Kuntze. Boletaceae, Agaricales. (Dotted-stalk Suillus or Маслёнок летний).

Cap: 5-10cm convex up to flattened; slimy in wet weather up to smooth or glossy in dry period; orange-brown or yellow-brown. Odor is fragrant. Flesh is white up to light yellow for old unit. Tubes: attached, color from light-yellow up to yellow; young mushroom often has tiny yellowish-white drops of juice under a cap. Stalk: 3-7cm long, white up to light-yellow; 1.0-2.5cm thick, sometimes slightly enlarged down with tiny and not distinct reddish dots. Veil usually absent, because it disappears from young unit, when mushroom above soil surface.
Habitat: usually abundant in pine-tree forest. Edibility: good (several methods of cooking).
June – September.

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