Observation 152523: Suillus caerulescens A.H. Sm. & Thiers

When: 2013-11-16

Collection location: Mount Tabor Park, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Found with Douglas-fir near top of Mount Tabor.


Young cap, white to yellow cap, yellow cap flesh; stipe off-white, with yellow stipe flesh; pores minute, creamy.
Pores creamy, thin, about 1/8-inch deep.
Bisected stipe showing white interior stipe flesh, but where predated flesh turns yellow.

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified
9% (2)
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified. Mycorrhizal host is Douglas-fir, not Monterey pine.
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Veiled, growing with DOuglas-fir
27% (1)
Recognized by sight: Veiled, growing with Douglas-fir… caerulescens is more likely, but not really enough showing in these pictures to tell which…

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