Observation 136199: Boletus badius (Fr.) Fr.

When: 2013-06-11

Collection location: Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sharon Elber (SharonElber)

No specimen available

Found immediately next to well decayed conifer.


6-11-13 Boletus badius pkwy south of floyd.jpg
6-11-13 Boletus badius 2 pkwy south of floyd.jpg

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Recognized by sight: Blue Stain immediate and bold, spore print olive brown colored
Used references: Roody “Mushrooms of West Virginia and Central Appalachians”

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Specimen appears to be past maturity.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-06-15 08:59:25 PDT (-0700)

Cap color looks a bit washed-out. I think the bluing reaction is too strong for B. badius. Except for the cap color, this reminds me of Boletellus chrysenteroides.

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