Painted Bolete Suillus spraguei (Berkeley & M.A. Curtis) Kuntze    Synonyms: Suillus pictus.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Boletales   >   Family Suillaceae   >   Genus Suillus   

Status:

Found scattered or in groups under white pine (obligate).

Description:

Cap: Yellow flesh covered with conspicuous pink or dark red scales; convex to nearly flat; margin inrolled; yellow flesh may stain slightly reddish. Pores: Yellow, may stain reddish-brown, slightly decurrent, angular, somewhat radially arranged; tube layer not easily separated from cap. Stalk: Covered with reddish scales; veil on young specimens may leave a grayish ring (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Relationships:

Requires Eastern White Pine.

There are 6 records in the project database.

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A Painted Bolete (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/27/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Painted Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (6/27/2009). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Painted Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (6/27/2009). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Painted Bolete (pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/27/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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