Observation 182254: Suillus bovinus (Pers.) Roussel

When: 2014-07-27

Collection location: Karkaraly National Park, Karaganda District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.4560694° 75.460972° 905m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Suillus bovinus (Pers.) Roussel Boletaceae, Agaricales. (Boletus bovinus L. Козляк или подорешник).
Cap: 4-8cm convex up to flattened; slimy in wet weather up to smooth or glossy in dry period; dull pinkish-brown or brownish-pink, sometimes with weak violet coloring. Flesh is yellowish-white up to light yellow and pinkish-yellow; it is violet-pink after boiling.
Tubes: attached or descending, color from ochre-yellow up to brownish- and greenish-yellow. Pores (2-6) are deep-seated inside bigger sells of irregular net (complex structure).
Stalk: 3-7cm long, light yellow up to yellow-pink; 1.5-2.5cm thick, slightly enlarged down than narrowing to the base; usually weak pinkish coloring after cutting.
Habitat: usually abundant in pine-tree forest, sometimes with rare birches.
Edibility: edible after boiling, when not enough better kinds.
Season: July – September.

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