Observation 11540: Harrya chromapes (Frost) Halling, Nuhn, Osmundson, & Manfr. Binder
When: 2008-09-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found under oaks and pine. Taste mild (but kinda sour) with no staining reactions.

This is a really pretty mushrooms, with the soft pink colors. Didn’t think it was a Leccinum until I started looking up info about it, and then noticed the pink scabers on the stipe. Turns out that the scabers on Leccinum don’t have to be black, but could be any color including white. Prof. Kuo of Mushroom Expert has put together an excellent reference on North American Leccinum, highly recomended:


Turns out this one is also called Tylopilus chromapes depending on who you ask.

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