MUSHROOM WORLD
www.mushroom.world
Your resource for fungi information
Suillus grevillei   (Larch Bolete)
Family
Boletaceae
Location
North America, Europe
Dimensions
Cap 3-10 cm diameter, stem 5-7 cm tall * 1.5-2 cm diameter
Edibility

Description
This vividly colored bolete grows with larch trees in woods. The mushroom is slimy, with yellow cap, small pores and whitish ring on stem.

Cap colored from citrus yellow to burnt orange, at first hemispherical, then bell-shaped, and finally flattened. It has a sticky skin, short tubes of yellow or brownish which descend down to the bottom of its cylindrical stalk. It is sticky or viscid when damp. Flesh is pallid lemon-yellow, unchanging, moderate, soft. Pores at first pallid lemon-yellow, becoming more ochraceous and tinged rust where bruised, angular, small. Tubes pallid yellow and slightly decurrent. Spores Yellowish brown. Stem cream-colored turning to reddish brown with a cream-white ring which is superior and pointing upwards.

Suillus grevillei on the www.first-nature.com web site.




WARNING

If you plan to collect fungi to be eaten, misidentified mushrooms can make you sick or kill you. Do not eat mushrooms you are not 100% certain of. Use many resources, and be skeptical of your own conclusions. The site takes no responsibility for damage caused by wrong identifications. If you continue, you agree to view this website under these terms.