Observation 141830: Boletus smithii Thiers
When: 2013-08-04
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Location: McNeil Point Trail.
On ground in mixed hemlock-spruce.
The second photo (Image 354940) appears to contain at least 2 species. This observation refers only to the two right-hand specimens in the top row. These (unlike the others) are red near the top of the stalk. They are not reticulated.

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Not that I know of.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-08-11 17:19:09 PDT (-0700)

Hypomyces chrysospermum parasitizes Boletales both above and below ground. So Boletus, Suillus, Rhizopogons …

Good eye
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2013-08-10 21:55:35 PDT (-0700)

Good spotting. Yes it is a mold, but I’m not knowledgeable enough to identify it.
Is there something else which infects B. smithii like this?

White on cap?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-08-10 20:28:55 PDT (-0700)

Hypomyces chrysospermum?

Created: 2013-08-04 20:57:53 PDT (-0700)
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