Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Boletaceae

Suillus luteus  (L.) Roussel

Slippery Jack

Locally common in groups under conifers. The common name is derived from the viscous cap when young

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
Overall (2017) Fungi: Mushroom & Toadstools of parks, gardens, heaths and woodlands

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