Suillus flavidus    (Fr.:Fr.) J. Presl 

common name(s) : Jellied Bolete 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Boletales/Suillaceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Boletales/Boletaceae  

synonyms: Boletus flavidus 
(unconfirmed synonyms: Boletus pulchellus)  

edibility : edible

potential confusions with  Suillus flavidus toxicity of Suillus flavidus genus Suillus  

The fruiting period takes place from July to November.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 5 cm (between 2 and 8 cm)
  height of stem approximately 6 cm (between 3 and 9 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 8 mm (between 3 and 15 mm)

Distinctive features : umbonate viscous yellow cap; gelatinous ring; yellow pores and tubes; decurrent tubes; with peat pines in the mountains

Suillus flavidus is still unreported so far in the forest of Rambouillet, and is quite rare, more generally speaking .

page updated on 14/01/18