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Painted Suillus (Suillus spraguei) On a wooded lakeside trail.  Geotagged,Painted slipperycap,Suillus spraguei,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge

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''Suillus spraguei'' is a species of fungi in the family Suillaceae. It is known by a variety of common names, including the painted slipperycap, the painted suillus or the red and yellow suillus. ''Suillus spraguei'' has had a complex taxonomical history, and is also frequently referred to as ''Suillus pictus'' in the literature. The readily identifiable fruit bodies have caps that are dark red when fresh, dry to the touch, and covered with mats of hairs and scales that are separated by yellow.. more

Similar species: Boletes
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Aug 16, 2019. Captured Aug 10, 2019 09:40 in 181 Fort Mt Park Rd, Chatsworth, GA 30705, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/128s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm