Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Suillaceae

Suillus luteus (L.) Roussel

Slippery Jack

Locally common in groups under conifers. The common name is derived from the viscous cap when young

Kibby (2011) British Boletes with keys to species
Breitenbach & Kranzlin (1991) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 3, Boletes and Agarics, 1st Part
Overall (2017) Fungi: Mushroom & Toadstools of parks, gardens, heaths and woodlands