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Suillus granulatus.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Bolet granulé, Körnchenröhrling, Nonnette pleureuse, Weeping Bolete
Suillus grannulatus4 Mushroom
Ref No: 8984
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Suillus granulatus Mushroom
Ref No: 8985
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Suillus granulatus2 Mushroom
Ref No: 8986
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: Yellow, Brown
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
flesh: Flesh exudes white or watery latex (milk) when cut, Mushroom slimy or sticky
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods

Suillus granulatus (Fr.) O. Kuntze. syn. Boletus granulatus Fr. Körnchenröhrling Bolet granulé, Nonnette pleureuse Weeping Bolete. Cap 3–9cm, rusty brown to yellowish, viscid, shiny when dry. Stem 35–80 x 7–10mm, lemon-yellow flushed vinaceous to coral towards the base, the upper region covered in white or pale yellow granules which exude pale milky droplets. Flesh lemon-yellow, lemon-chrome in stem, paler in cap. Taste and smell slight but pleasant. Tubes buff to pale yellow, unchanging. Pores small, similarly coloured, exuding pale milky droplets. Spore print ochraceous sienna. Spores subfusiform-ellipsoid, 8–10 x 2.5–3.5um. Habitat with conifers. Season late autumn. Common. Edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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