Observation 56811: Suillus americanus (Peck) Snell

When: 2009-10-20

Collection location: Tim Sage’s Homebase, Shoreline, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tim Sage (T. Sage)

No specimen available

Beneath likely Western White Pine

Proposed Names

82% (1)
Recognized by sight: Synonymous
Used references: Nguyen, N., Vellinga, E. C., Bruns, T. D., & Kennedy, P. (2016). Phylogenetic assessment of global Suillus ITS sequences supports morphologically defined species and reveals synonymous and undescribed taxa. Mycologia, 16-106.

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By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-10-25 01:05:00 CDT (-0400)

Cool mushroom bro!

white pine
By: BlueCanoe
2011-10-24 15:31:33 CDT (-0400)

Photos (particularly image 115329 at full size) clearly show pine needles in groups of five, suggesting a white pine is nearby. Five-needled pines commonly planted ornamentally in western Washington include Pinus monticola, P. strobus, P. cembra, P. flexilis, and P. aristata.

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