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Spore Print: Cinnamon
Grows on the ground in the rockies and southwest under ponderosa and other pine trees.
They usually have a yellow to brownish cap with Dotted stem. This is one of the most abundant mushrooms in the foothills of the Front Range. Edible, but skin on cap and pores should be removed first like most Suillus unless very young. Many europeans collect this mushroom. A paler colored version is also known in the Rockies and southwest as Suillus kaibabensis. There are several variations of this mushroom with different names.
Oct 01 2014 12:00 AM