Observation 13847: Suillus caerulescens A.H. Sm. & Thiers

When: 2008-11-08

Collection location: Marble Mountain Ranch, Siskiyou Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Harlan (harlanx6)

No specimen available

Very slimey, of course it’s been raining for days! D. F. forest along trail.



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Used references: M. D. (David Arora)

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Not S. lakei, try S. caerulescens, instead
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2008-11-09 20:59:09 PST (-0800)

The most common Suillus in our area under Douglas Fir. S. lakei has a far scalier cap.

Need a closeup of the cap…
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-11-08 20:10:04 PST (-0800)

Based on the color and texture of the cap these look more like Suillus caerulescens or S. ponderosus, but from these photos I couldn’t say which is more likely. A closeup of the veil would help decide between the above two if this isn’t S. lakei.

Created: 2008-11-08 19:16:07 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2008-11-08 19:16:07 PST (-0800)
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