Observation 208838: Suillus granulatus (L.) Roussel
When: 2015-07-03
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: dull yellow brown cap up to 10 cm with reddish areas, sticky when wet; large yellow angular pores; yellow stem with reddish brown glandular dots; yellowish context reddening where bug eaten, paler in cap; on ground under eastern white pine, hemlock and birch
Used references: NA Boletes by BRB and obs 174659
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Recognized by sight: Revisited the grouping, see new photos added 7/9/15 and comment below

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First time seeing old S. granulatus
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-07-10 13:55:05 BST (+0100)

so I didn’t realize that those distinctive pinkish buff pores of young S. granulatus become quite yellow in age and the white stem turns yellow as well. The cap fades from brown to mottled brown to mottled yellow brown.

Rather old specimens
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-07-04 20:17:30 BST (+0100)

and missing a couple of key features: bright yellow cap with red scales/streaks and partial veil remnants on the cap margin. Also the cap flesh appears almost white rather than yellow. Perhaps this is something other than S. americanus? Any ideas would be appreciated.


PS S. americanus I’ve found have had partial veil remnants at the margin even in older specimens.

Created: 2015-07-04 19:59:23 BST (+0100)
Last modified: 2015-07-10 15:01:10 BST (+0100)
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