Observation 14038: Suillus Gray

When: 2008-11-11

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

Who: John Harlan (harlanx6)

No specimen available

Small boletaceae with very fine features, in soil, under Douglas fir-tanoak canopy.


Soil substrate, Douglas fir canopy.
Soil substrate, Douglas fir canopy.
Soil substrate, Douglas fir canopy.

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Recognized by sight: The Suillus part is fairly easy. Genus is counter-intuitive. This specimen has a hollow base like Suillus cavipes (which is found only with larch). The tiny size and short stipe are indicative of Suillus brevipes (found only with pine). It has remnants of what appear to be a red veil over some of the tubes, plus stains red just under the cap where sliced. Got me!
Used references: Aurora’s Mushrooms Demystified.

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