Observation 4934: Suillus americanus (Peck) Snell

When: 2007-11-15

Collection location: Cabin Cove, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

several small to large clusters of small to medium-sized mushrooms under eastern white pine
ST: 15-25×8-10mm, yellow, lots of brown glandular dots, solid, staining reddish brownish slowly, often at least slightly off-center
CAP: to 50-60mm wide, convex to plane but almost always convoluted, v slippery and viscid, yellow with brown indistinct splotches and tiny red streaks and dots
FLESH: pale yellow, staining reddish brownish slowly, somewhat spongy, thin at margin to 10mm thick near center
VEIL: partial, very slight, just leaves cottony remnants hanging from margin, no sign on stalk, very easy to miss
TUBES: bright ochre-yellow, adnate to slightly decurrent, irreg angular, often more than 1mm long but never more than 1mm wide, arranged radially at least near stalk, about 5mm deep
SPORE: print yellowish brown

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Created: 2007-11-15 13:11:32 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2007-11-16 05:58:05 PST (-0800)
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