Joseph D. Cohen’s Description of Suillus granulatus sensu auct. amer.

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Name: Suillus granulatus sensu auct. amer.
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Description status: Unreviewed

Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales
Family: Boletaceae

General Description:

“Features include 1) viscid to glutinous cap that is whitish, tan, brown, cinnamon, or orange-cinnamon, 2) whitish to yellowish pores that stain dull cinnamon, 3) whitish to pale yellow flesh that does not turn blue, 4) whitish to yellowish stem with conspicuous pinkish tan to brown dots, 5) absent veil, and 6) growth under pine.”

Gibson (2015)


Two-needle pine.


Sometimes eaten. But causes GI upset in some. Cap cuticle may cause contact dermatitis in some.


Gibson, Matchmaker: Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest, Version 2.2.1 (2015) (application, latest version downloadable at

Smith, A.H. and Thiers, H.D. (1964) A contribution toward a monograph of North American species of Suillus (pdf). (Image also available at

Description author: Joseph D. Cohen (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: Erlon

Created: 2018-11-26 06:51:18 PST (-0800) by Joseph D. Cohen (Joe Cohen)
Last modified: 2018-11-26 07:16:59 PST (-0800) by Erlon (Herbert Baker)
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