Observation 8930: Suillus tomentosus (Kauffman) Singer

When: 2007-10-27

Collection location: Tillamook Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Would that this common Suillus was as edible as it is pretty. Associated with Lodgepole pine (probable host) and scattered Douglas fir in sand dune locale.



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Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified, The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms
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Recognized by sight: The edge of the cap appears damaged and shows no signs of blue stains which suggests it might be the close cousin to S. tomentosus, Suillus fuscotomentosus. It is extremely common in the sand dunes under Lodgepole Pine.

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