Observation 81500: Suillus brunnescens A.H. Sm. & Thiers

When: 2011-10-30

Collection location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tom Bruns (pogon)

Specimen available

Collected by Michal Karmi in PMB 113 class

Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Co, CA USA
Along HWY 41, at Rail Creek
Mixed conifer Forest with Ponderosa Pine, Sugar Pine, Black Oak, Incense Cedar
N37 38.502 W119 41.212
5692 ft.


not particularly special cluster of cheilocystidia, looks pretty similar to those in most Suillus

Proposed Names

55% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: the strong veil, and association with Sugar pine
Used references: Thiers – California Mushrooms
Based on microscopic features: spores are narrow, around 3.0, this supposedly separates it from borealis

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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