Observation 122930: Boletus fraternus group
When: 2012-10-03
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

27% (1)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
55% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Something in the fraternus-rubellus-campestris group

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2013-02-14 14:00:19 CST (-0600)

Ron, Xerocomus isn’t that shaky. It’s the X. subtomentosus group. zelleri/chrysenteron are different, but close.

I think section Fraterni will get their own genus as well.

you…
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-02-14 13:45:45 CST (-0600)

left the marks of your teeth in it, your sweet tooth! Just kidding…, so beautiful colours, indeed.

That’s funny.
By: Mason Lalley (Tootybooty)
2013-02-14 12:48:37 CST (-0600)

Thanks for the info.

You should have plenty of Boletus species
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2013-02-13 21:27:34 CST (-0600)

in your area. In fact, Xerocomus is a shaky genus concept that may disappear after all the DNA dust has settled.
That being said, your bright red “Boletus” is interesting and not bruising blue virtually eliminates most of the usual suspects.

I’ve only ever found
By: Mason Lalley (Tootybooty)
2013-02-13 19:28:32 CST (-0600)

Xerocomus in my area. no Boletes, and from what I understand colors vary greatly within xerocomus.
So would this be a better proposal?

None
By: Mason Lalley (Tootybooty)
2013-01-17 22:59:34 CST (-0600)

actually.

Wow!
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-01-17 22:50:46 CST (-0600)

Neat find. Looks like a VERY pink Xerocomus or something in section Fraterni. Any blue staining?

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