Observation 140027: Boletus subtomentosus L.


Boletus in grass.
Another Boletus in grass.
Entire Boletus in hand. About 3 inches tall, 2 inches wide.
No change in pores when scarred by fingernail.

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Thanks Chrisian.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-07-15 17:14:14 PDT (-0700)

There were only two species of nearby trees which might be mycorrhizal hosts: birch and Eastern red oak.

There’s definitely blue bruising
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-07-15 16:55:17 PDT (-0700)

on the pores.

The dry, dull-brown cap along with they yellow, blueing pores are all Xerocomus-like. What mycorrhizal trees were around?

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