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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A genus of fungi belonging to the family Boletaceae.

Usage examples (6)
  • These are what we refer to as "lesser boletes", mostly Suillus species.
  • We filled the basket in a couple of hours last Saturday, with slippery jacks (Suillus luteus) and saffron milk caps (Lactarius deliciosus), otherwise known as pine...
  • These are keenly sought by mushroomers, especially those from Europe along with slippery jacks Suillus luteus which tend to come along before the saffron milk caps, but...
  • Lake's Boletus | Suillus lakei - note the general colour of the stem and blue staining at the base of the stem. for more
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