Suillus granulatus

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Suillus granulatus

29 October 2005 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex, then flattened, smooth, shiny when dry, viscid when damp, pale brown to orange brown, to about 12 cm across

Pores

Pale lemon yellow, often exuding drops of fluid

Stem

+/- equal, granular especially at the apex, lemon yellow, often tinged pinkish towards the base

Flesh

Lemon yellow to straw colour, firm

Smell

Pleasant

Taste

Pleasant

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

With 2-needled pines

Spore Print

Ochraceous sienna

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal to spindle shaped, smooth (8-11) x (3-4) µm2

Edibility

Edible

Notes

Granulatus means 'granular'