Observation 83096: Suillus pseudobrevipes A.H. Sm. & Thiers

When: 2011-11-23

Collection location: El Dorado, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew S (AmatoxinAndy)

No specimen available

Nearby trees were ponderosa pine and manzanita; slimy cap surface in dry weather; cuticle peeled easily from cap flesh; yellow flesh did not blue when cut; short stipe relative to cap seemed to lack glandular dots, reticulation, or annulus; smooth elliptical spores

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Recognized by sight: Faint ring on stipes, lacking dots, slimy honey-brown cap

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By: Andrew S (AmatoxinAndy)
2014-03-20 15:26:54 CDT (-0500)

Thanks very much for your input. I can confirm that eating some didn’t kill me, consistent with either ID…:) I know the exact spot where found and will look more closely if it reappears this fall.

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