Observation 169190: Xerocomus subtomentosus group

When: 2014-07-07

Collection location: Monticello, Wright Co., Minnesota, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mike Kempenich (Gentleman Forager)

No specimen available

Growing among mixed hardwoods dominated by oak. The stipe reminded me of a much muted version of Suillus spraguei as did the shape of the pores.

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Good call, Dave
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2014-07-08 14:55:42 AEST (+1000)

Rudimentary ridges on the upper stipe and dense tufts of hyphae are consistent with the description by Smith & Thiers.

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-07-08 12:19:51 AEST (+1000)

The combination of dry cap, non radially arranged pores and hardwood habitat all point away from Suillus.

By: Mike Kempenich (Gentleman Forager)
2014-07-08 11:58:35 AEST (+1000)

What makes you rule out Suillus?

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