Observation 11361: Austroboletus gracilis (Peck) Wolfe
When: 2008-09-19
Who: zup
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Grew on edge of a trail in mixed oak/hemlock/mountain laurel forest. Grew in moss. 2 mushrooms grouped together, 2 others growing within 5 feet. Camp seems to flatten when the mushroom is older. Stalk firm, with orange – brown striations, smooth. Cap not viscid.

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Good identification
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-02-21 13:20:00 CST (-0500)

especially using a book with so many western species. This species usually is associated with hemlock. Austroboletus is a newer genus name.

Created: 2008-09-20 10:58:39 CDT (-0400)
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