Observation 104199: Boletaceae Chevall.

When: 2012-08-06

Collection location: Ricketts Glen State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

Specimen available

Shady hemlock dominated area near a stream. Oak in the vicinity.

Small compact specimen. Cap diameter (gill edge to gill edge) almost one inch.

Scratch on pores slowly turned black. Context slowly darkened.

Thin wide reticulation on 30% of stipe (apex) became apparent upon darkening.

KOH: orange on cap, stipe, and stipe context; golden yellow on cap context.



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Exact same location as…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-09-05 21:02:32 -05 (-0500)

obs 250978.

I think this old observation may show a stunted immature version of the large purplish-red capped boletes I have recently collected.

Noah, given the small size of this bolete…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-08-08 13:04:08 -05 (-0500)

“huronensis” would not have occurred to me. Besides, I’ve never previously IDed this type. But this does match the B/R/B description (except for the fairly vividly red cap), the KOH reactions are “in the ballpark”, and the habitat is dead on. Cap color and dark KOH reaction on cap may be due to this being a young specimen. Thanks for the suggestion.

I dried half of the mushroom. If anyone is interested in it, let me know.

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