Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Boletaceae

Suillus flavidus  (Fr.) J. Presl

Jellied Bolete

Locally common in association with pines. Lemony-coloured cap, quite slimy when young but dryer with a leathery feel with age. Largely confined to the Scottish Highlands; rare elsewhere in Britain and Europe

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Kibby (2011) British Boletes with keys to species
Breitenbach & Kranzlin (1991) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 3, Boletes and Agarics, 1st Part
Watling & Hills (2005) British Fungus Flora 1: Boletes and their Allies

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