Observation 121681: Boletus subtomentosus L.

When: 2012-12-31

Collection location: San Antonio Creek Trail, Santa Barbara, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: waveshroom

No specimen available

Fruiting under oaks in duff with nearby blewits. Cap and pores slowly stain blue when cut. Blue stain eventually lightens and turns yellow (note bug-eaten cap in photo). Stalk stained yellow at base, as in photo. Stalk has palpable vertical ridges; red toward apex, very red scurf below.
Spore print spare but appears dark olive-brown.

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Thanks Alan
By: waveshroom
2012-12-31 10:29:52 PST (-0800)

I can use all the help I can get. I’m confused on this id because of the red at the stipe’s apex and the red spots below (scurfiness?)

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