Observation 77375: Suillus luteus (L.) Roussel

When: 2011-09-24

Collection location: Moon Lake Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Big NA bolete book
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Recognized by sight: larch around?

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I should have initially included
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-09-28 17:26:22 IST (+0530)

that these were found under pine… Shortleaf Pine, I believe; no larch. Some purplish tones on the stipe, likely associated with the veil. These were found in a spot that I visit frequently. Hopefully I’ll find some with a better defined veil. The torrential rainfall has been washing away many mushroom characteristics that tend to be transient.

Color for luteus is listed as fairly variable.

Veil remnants
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-09-28 09:21:03 IST (+0530)

look purple on the bottom photo.

By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-09-28 08:07:47 IST (+0530)

The cap looks too light and pale for S. luteus. Did it have a purple veil?

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