Slippery Jack Suillus luteus (Linnaeua) RousselSynonyms: Sticky Bun.

Description:

Cap: May be covered with thick slimy layer or very little; color variable, mostly yellows/browns; convex to flat; white to yellowish flesh; veil remnants may hang from margin. Pores: Yellow, initially covered with thin white veil; no color change when bruised. Stalk: Mostly white with yellow/brown areas; glandular dots above ring; white ring becomes brownish-purple on edge and underside (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

On ground under various species of pines, especially two-needle (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 2 records in the project database.

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A Slippery Jack (cap with thick glutinous covering) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Slippery Jack (lighter colored caps) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Slippery Jack (pores and ring) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Slippery Jack (young fruiting body with partial veil covering pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Slippery Jack (split mature fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Slippery Jack spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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