Public Description of Suillus cavipes (Opatowski) Smith & Thiers

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Taxonomic Classification:

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


General Description:

Cap: 3-10 cm; convex becoming broadly convex or flat, sometimes with a broad central bump; fairly dry; densely hairy with whitish to brownish hairs and fibers; yellowish brown, reddish brown, or brown; usually with white partial veil remnants on the margin.

Pore Surface: Yellow or greenish yellow; not bruising; pores angular and radially arranged (but not boletinoid), about 1 mm across; tubes to 5 mm deep.

Stem: 4-9 cm long; .5-1.5 cm thick; sometimes somewhat bulbous; yellow and smooth toward the apex, brownish and hairy below; sometimes with a fragile ring; hollow in the base.

Flesh: White to yellowish; not staining on exposure.

Odor and Taste: Not distinctive.

Chemical Reactions: Cap surface red with ammonia; black with KOH; negative with iron salts. Flesh sea green with ammonia; negative or yellowish with KOH; negative with iron salts.

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Distribution:

Mycorrhizal with tamarack (Larix laricina); growing alone or gregariously; fall; northeastern and northern North America. Arora (1986) documents Suillus cavipes under “larch” (probably Larix occidentalis) in Oregon and Washington.


Habitat:

Under larch, often in bogs.


Uses:

Edible.


References:

http://www.speciesfungorum.org/...

Kuo, M. (2004, November). Suillus cavipes. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/suillus_cavipes.html


Notes:

Current Name:
Suillus cavipes (Opat.) A.H. Sm. & Thiers, Monogr. North Amer. Species Suillus: 30 (1964)

Synonymy:
Boletinus cavipes (Opat.) Kalchbr., Icon. Sel. Hymenomyc. Hung. 25: 52 (1867)
Boletinus cavipes f. aureus (Rolland) Singer, Revue Mycol., Paris 3(4-5): 167 (1938)
Boletinus cavipes var. aureus Rolland, Bull. Soc. mycol. Fr. 4(2): 139 (1888)
Boletinus porosus (Berk.) Peck
Boletopsis cavipes (Opat.) Henn., in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Teil. I (Leipzig) 1**: 195 (1898) 1900
Boletus cavipes Opat., Commentation Historico-Naturalis de Familia Fungorum Boletoideorum (Berolini) 2(1): 11 (1836)
Boletus porosus (Berk.) Sacc., Syll. fung. (Abellini) 9: 160 (1891)
Euryporus cavipes (Opat.) Quél., Enchir. fung. (Paris): 163 (1886)
Paxillus porosus Berk., J. Bot., Lond. 6: 314 (1847)


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