Suillus viscidus (L.) Roussel
(sticky bolete)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesSuillus viscidus (sticky bolete)
GenusSuillus (a genus of boletes)
FamilySUILLACEAE (a family of boletes)
OrderBOLETALES (spongecap toadstools and their relatives)
SubclassAGARICOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of basidiomycetes)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Suillus viscidus (Sticky Bolete) :
1: Suillus viscidus (Sticky Bolete)
22 Sep 1984 OSGR: SO90 51° 40' N, 2° 0' W Vice County: East Glos (VC 33) England
Image 1: CapImage 2: In situImage 3: Side view - in situImage 4: Side view - lain downImage 5: Young fruitbody - side view - lain downImage 6: Pores - enlargedImage 7: Clusters of cystidia - magnifiedImage 8: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 9: DescriptionImage 10: Description - contd

Suillus viscidus (Sticky Bolete) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Suillus viscidus (Sticky Bolete)
Uncommon, although widespread in England, this bolete is mycorrhizal with Larch (Larix). Previously known as Suillus aeruginascens.
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