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Suillus granulatus   Granular Dotted Bolete

Caps are 2-13 cm across, smooth, slippery when wet, tan to cinnamon, and ageing white with brown stains. Flesh is yellowish, and doesn't stain. Tubes are white to dull yellow, not staining. Pores are 1 mm across, and irregular in shape. Stalks are up to 9 cm tall by 2.5 cm wide, white to yellowish, with tan-brown dots scattered over the upper half. Spore prints are yellow-brown.  It fruits under conifers (mainly pines or spruce). Edible.