- Scientific name
- Suillus granulatus
- (L.) Roussel
- Common names
- weeping bolete/the granulated bolete
- Graudainā sviestbeka
- Маслёнок зернистый
- IUCN Specialist Group
- Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
- Assessment status
- Assessment date
- IUCN Red List Category
- Dahlberg, A.
- Knutsson, T.
is a widespread, edible, ectomycorrhizal fungus in Eurasia and North America. There is no evidence of decline. It can be locally abundant where suitable habitat exists. Therefore, it is assessed as Least Concern (LC).
is fairly common to common in Europe, Asia and North America. Introduced to South Africa, South America, Australia, New Zealand, and Hawaii. Suillus granulatus
is the most widespread pine-associating Suillus
species in warm climates. The area of occupancy (AOO) of this species is much larger than 2,000 km², and its extent of occurrence (EOO) is much larger than 20,000 km².
Population and Trends
The population size is likely to be very large since this is such a widespread species, and more or less stable as there is no indication of any decline.
Population Trend: stable
Habitat and Ecology
is a common mushroom in coniferous forests, plantations, parks and gardens on mainly rich, fertile or calcareous soil throughout the area where pine occurs naturally or planted. It often fruits in large numbers and is common in young forests. It is an ectomycorrhizal mushroom associating with pines (Pinus
There are no major threats to this species. It is commonly and widely found in coniferous forest and plantations.
No conservation measures are needed for this species since it is widespread and there are no major threats to it.
Use and Trade
is an edible mushroom.
Source and Citation
Dahlberg, A. 2019. Suillus granulatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T122090798A122091098. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T122090798A122091098.en
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