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Suillus grevillei   (Larch Bolete)
North America, Europe
Cap 3-10 cm diameter, stem 5-7 cm tall * 1.5-2 cm diameter

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 chrome-yellow, rust with age; convex or bun-shaped, smooth, shiny and sometimes wrinkled when dry, 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 colored as cap, tinged more rust below, slightly woolly or granular, slender, more or less equal or slightly swollen at base. Ring pallid whitish, superior, pointing upwards.

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