(Matte Jack, Suillus amabilis)
Mycorrhizal with Douglas Fir trees. Very common around 9000 ft elevation. I've also seen it with Engelmann Spruce.
Edible, but with a slimy reputation as with most mushrooms of this genus. Only fresh young specimens should be collected. Young firm buttons are actually not so bad. This is one of the few Suillus not associated with Pines. It is also known as the Matte Jack. It can usually be found in great abundance. Most of the time riddled with bugs.
Aug 26 2023 09:55 AM
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