Belongs to: bolete family

Slippery jack Suillius luteus


Best time to see: mid Sep to end Oct

Key facts

A species of pine woods with a sticky brown cap; up to 10cm tall and across the cap

Found in coniferous woods, especially scots pine

Edible, but it is best to peel off and discard the glutinous skin

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Photo © Tony Gunton