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ushrooms of North America
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Key 5.5

Suillus

 

Is a veil and/or ring present?

Yes

Is the veil absent?

Yes

 

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Does the veil not leave a ring, but remains as ragged pieces on the cap margin?

Yes

Does the veil leave a ring? ...............................  ................   ........................

Yes

 

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You have an S. americanus

 

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Is the cap viscid to glutinous?

Yes

Is the cap dry?

Yes

 

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Is the cap glabrous, bright yellow to red; veil yellow, grows under larch?

Yes

Are the cap and veil another color; grows under conifers?

Yes

 

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You have an S. grevillei

 

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Is the cap convex-knobbed, viscid, streaked with olive-buff? ........     ......................

Yes

Is the cap convex but not knobbed, viscid to glutinous, variously colored, but not olive-buff?

Yes

 

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You have an S. umbonatus

 

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You have an S. luteus

 

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Is the stalk base hollow; cap with brown to orange squamules?

Yes

Is the stalk base solid; cap with red fibrils?

Yes

 

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You have an S. Cavipes

 

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You have an S. Pictus

 

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