When: 2014-07-07

Collection location: Monticello, Wright Co., Minnesota, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mike Kempenich (Gentleman Forager)

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing among mixed hardwoods dominated by oak. The stipe reminded me of a much muted version of Suillus spraguei as did the shape of the pores.

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Good call, Dave
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2014-07-08 12:55:42 CST (+0800)

Rudimentary ridges on the upper stipe and dense tufts of hyphae are consistent with the description by Smith & Thiers.

Mike
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-07-08 10:19:51 CST (+0800)

The combination of dry cap, non radially arranged pores and hardwood habitat all point away from Suillus.

Why?
By: Mike Kempenich (Gentleman Forager)
2014-07-08 09:58:35 CST (+0800)

What makes you rule out Suillus?