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

synonyms: Bolet moucheté, Cèpe tacheté ou vergeté, Sandröhrling, Semmelpilz, Tarka fenyõtinóru, Velvet Bolete
Suillus variegatus Mushroom
Ref No: 9014
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Suillus variegatus2 Mushroom
Ref No: 9015
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Suillus variegatatus 6 Mushroom
Ref No: 20709
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: Green, Brown
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Distinctly scaly
flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Suillus variegatus (Fr.) O. Kuntze syn. Boletus variegatus Fr. Sandröhrling, Semmelpilz, Tarka fenyõtinóru (-tinóru), Bolet moucheté, Cèpe tacheté ou vergeté, Velvet Bolete. Cap 6–13cm, rusty tawny or ochraceous to olivaceous, speckled with darker, small, flattened scales, initially slightly downy becoming slightly greasy with age, tacky in wet weather. Stem 50–90 x 15–20mm, ochre, more yellow towards apex, flushed rust-colour below. Flesh pale lemon in cap, more deeply coloured in stem base, sometimes tinged with blue throughout or above the tubes. Taste slight, smell strongly fungusy. Tubes dark buff. Pores subangular and compound, ochre with olivaceous tint at first becoming more cinnamon. Spore print snuff-brown. Spores subfusoid-elongate to ellipsoid, 9–11 x 3–4um. Habitat with conifers. Season late summer. Occasional. Edible. Found In Europe and north America.

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Carmelo Prats Crespo (Spain) - 18 February 2013

Fotografiados en la provincia de Castellon(Comunidad valenciana-España)
Suillus variegatatus 7
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