Observation 11410: Leccinum rubropunctum (Peck) Singer

When: 2008-09-16

Collection location: Eastern Long Island, New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Found under oaks and other mixed hardwoods. Taste mild, and no staining reactions, spores were dark olive-brown. The cap was velvety, and the pores were this sharp lemon yellow color. Neat little guys, no idea what they are…

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Reddish cap, lemon-yellow pores, yellow stalk flushed pinkish, no staining/bruising seen.
27% (3)
Recognized by sight: Looks like a misspelling of Boletus subglabripes, and MushroomExpert.com indicates that this is really Leccinum subglabripes.
Used references: MushroomExpert.com
74% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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By: Dave W (Dave W)
2008-09-24 06:36:25 CDT (-0500)

There seems to be disagreement as to whether this shroom belongs in Boletus or Leccinum. Thanks for pointing out the spelling error.

Created: 2008-09-22 11:22:20 CDT (-0500)
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