Observation 18803: Suillus bresadolae (Quelet) Gerhold
When: 2008-07-21
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: also in WU. This European-only species grows in montaneous and subalpine areas under larch exclusively. It is like a link between S.grevillei and S.viscidus having the smell, consistency, taste, color change and cap color (with brighter margin) of S. grevillei and the pore color (except for the brink where it also is yellow as in grevillei) of S.viscidus. It is rare and usually fruits above 1000 m altitude, mostly around 2000 m in the midst of summer till the midst of fall.
It is edible but is not collected.

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