Observation 106087: Phylloporus boletinoides A.H. Smith and Thiers
When: 2012-08-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: My first time collecting this species.

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Noah,
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2012-08-20 11:39:46 EDT (-0400)

I think you are right — good eyes! The hymenophore of these young and fresh mushrooms has the wrong color (greenish-gray) to be B. castanella; it’s also too decurrent to be Bothia. I did see a lot of mature Phylloporus boletinoides on that day in the Pine Barrens, and though those were unambiguous in their appearance, I failed to appreciate the different look at an early stage of development. Besides I don’t really know if B. castanella grows in the acidic soil of pine-oak woods.

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