Name: Suillus ponderosus A.H. Sm. & Thiers
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Suillus ponderosus

Author: A.H. Sm. & Thiers

Citation: A Contribution Toward a Monograph of North American Species of Suillus, p. 38, pl. 11. 1964.

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Closely related to Suillus caerulescens which has a white veil and more fibrils on the cap and is less viscid. S. ponderosus has a yellow to orange veil. Tom Bruns mentioned in a talk at SOMA Camp 2008 that molecularly they are very close, but reliably distinguishable as separate species.

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