Observation 173870: Suillus Gray

When: 2014-08-06

Collection location: Cliffside Lake, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

No specimen available

collected for the strange silly-string pattern on the cap surface.

Substrate: in soil beside trail beneath Rhododendron

Habitat: mixed deciduous + coniferous temperate rainforest, ~4500 ft.

Collectors: L. Gallagher, D. Newman & M. Voller.

Collected for the 2014 Fleshy Fungi of the Highlands Plateau course, taught by Andy Methven at the Highlands Biological Station in Highlands, North Carolina.


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Only collected
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-08-14 05:01:50 BST (+0100)

to showcase the goofy cap surface. I resent you judging my bolete prowess on the basis of this dinky show and tell observation.

Truth is, there haven’t been too many boletes at all so far. Loads of Suillus pictus and other glandularly dotted unmentionables, but not much else.

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2014-08-14 02:15:43 BST (+0100)

damn. you flew you all the way to beautiful Stueben with the Bessette’s and youre not slicing that thing open!