Slippery Jill Suillus salmonicolor (Frost) Halling  

Description:

Cap: Dingy yellow to salmon and cinnamon-brown; shiny when dry, sticky/slimy when wet; convex to nearly flat; thick flesh yellow to peachy/orange-buff. Pores: Yellow/dingy yellow/brown; initially covered by white veil. Stalk: Light-colored, covered with reddish/dark brown glandular dots/smears; thick, two-layered (white base), fleshy ring eventually turning black; peachy/salmon-orange flesh (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: Scattered, groups under pines; often on sandy soil in moss (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

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A Slippery Jill in Howard Co., Maryland (10/18/2010). Fruiting body removed from substrate showing cap, dingy yellow pores, patterned stalk, and fleshy ring with white base. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Slippery Jill in Howard Co., Maryland (10/18/2010). Left: Slimy cap. Right: Young fruiting body removed from mossy substrate. Note white veil covering pores. This veil produces the large ring seen in the top photo. Also a split fruiting body with peachy-orange thick flesh. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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