Observation 199464: Suillus granulatus (L.) Roussel
When: 2014-09-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Large number of clusters in grass all around the drip-line of a mature Eastern White Pine (presumably mycorrhizal), suburban residence. Obtained olive spore print. Cap dry and velvety like a Bolete.

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Proposed Names

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Eye3
Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest (2014) Kuo and Methven, MO observatons
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Eyes3
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Walt, thanks a lot for …
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-02-21 10:54:59 PST (-0800)

looking at my observation and thank you for the species. Your help is always much appreciated.

Christian, thank you so much ..
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-02-21 10:52:27 PST (-0800)

for taking such a close look at my observation and for taking the time to educate me. Your eagle-eye (the stuck pine needles) is a valuable lesson for me. The only other experience I’ve had with Suillus was S. americanus (my ob # 195498) and that mushroom was so slimy I could hardly get a grasp on it. I’ll be on the lookout now for clues that what I find may have been stickier before I came upon it. Good tip! Thanks again.

A lot of Suillus
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-02-21 09:43:43 PST (-0800)

dry out quickly and become metallic-looking. You can tell that the cap used to be gooey by the tightly stuck-on pine needles.
Also, the punctate (dotted) stipe surface is found primarily in the genus Suillus (among the boletes) in North America.

Thanks for looking at my observation, Christian; and
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-02-21 09:12:53 PST (-0800)

for your suggestion. Caps were not at all slimy, slippery, or scaley.

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