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Mycorrhizal with a wide variety of pines; found growing alone or gregariously; widely distributed; summer and fall. Cap 3-7 cm; broadly convex; slimy; and buff in color. Pore surface buff, quickly turning yellowish with age; non-bruising; pores about 1 mm wide. Stem 3-4 cm long; 1 - 1 ½ cm thick; whitish turning yellowish with tiny, brown glandular dots on the upper half; brighter yellow color near the apex. Research on the extract of this species indicates possible antimicrobial and antitumor properties (Triangali et al. 1989) ID number: 32.45.01.2021
White, Kathleen R.; Jergensen, Jacqueline A.; and Lam, Ada, "Suillus granulatus" (2021). Mycological Herbarium of Macrofungi from the East Brook Valley. 92.
Location: East Brook Valley, Walton, NY (TC - Tsuga Creek)