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Slippery Jill  - Suillus salmonicolor Habitat: Growing on the ground, alone and in small clusters, in a disturbed area of a mostly coniferous forest. Geotagged,Slippery Jill,Suillus,Suillus salmonicolor,Summer,United States,fungus,mushroom Click/tap to enlarge

Slippery Jill - Suillus salmonicolor

Habitat: Growing on the ground, alone and in small clusters, in a disturbed area of a mostly coniferous forest.

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  1. great shot! i love that you got a view of the habitat :) Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks :) Posted one month ago

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''Suillus salmonicolor'', commonly known as the Slippery Jill, is a fungus in the family Suillaceae of the order Boletales. ''S. salmonicolor'' is a mycorrhizal fungus—meaning it forms a symbiotic association with the roots of plants such that both organisms benefit from the exchange of nutrients.

Similar species: Boletales
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Sep 15, 2021. Captured Sep 14, 2021 08:31 in 2 York St, Kennebunk, ME 04043, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm