Observation 71185: Suillus Gray

I found this basidiocarp near the trail leading to Blue Lake. My notes say it’s a bolete. I think it might be native only to the west coast states.

Proposed Names

17% (2)
Recognized by sight
2% (2)
Recognized by sight: It looks sorta like Suillus ochraceoroseus. The cap is faded but still has pink tones. S. cavipes also looks like this as do a couple of Albatrellus
5% (2)
Recognized by sight
30% (2)
Recognized by sight: Could easily be this. S. ochraceoroseus is doubtful because I don’t believe there is larch in this area of Washington.
57% (1)
Recognized by sight

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-07-08 21:22:32 EDT (-0400)

distribution is way off, but the likeness is almost unmistakable.

edit: http://mushroomobserver.org/name/map/1176. as far west as Minnesota and Guadalajara…

Boletellus ananas would have been my guess
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2011-07-08 20:37:59 EDT (-0400)
if you had found it somewhere in the SE.
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2011-07-08 19:24:45 EDT (-0400)

unfortunately, this is all I have. This photo dates back to the time when I was just getting into mushroom identification business. I was hoping that someone would recognize this distinct-looking boletus sp. just by its textured pileus.

how about some more pictures
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2011-07-08 19:05:15 EDT (-0400)

like of the underside…
gills, pores? etc

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