Observation 142127: Leccinum rugosiceps (Peck) Singer

When: 2013-08-08

Collection location: Jasper Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)

No specimen available

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-12% (3)
Used references: Obs. at MO. Yellow-orange mottled-dimpled cap; yellowish-orange pores, stipe whitish or yellowish. Just going with how it appears, though.

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Thank you Mr. Safonov
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2013-08-11 22:26:29 CEST (+0200)

I appreciate it very much! Jon

The cap of…
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2013-08-10 03:55:44 CEST (+0200)

B. hortonii is not merely pitted/rugose, but tightly wrinkled, forming chambers and convolutions. The stipe ornamentation of your specimen consists of true scabers, while that of B. hortonii has more of a scruffy appearance and is yellow with occasional tinges of red. The pore surface of your bolete is not yellow. Finally, the stature of your specimen is very leccinumesque, while that of B. hortonii is more often boletish than not. Finally, check the macrochemical tests.

Thank you Daniel!
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2013-08-10 02:53:42 CEST (+0200)
KOH yellow
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2013-08-09 18:50:22 CEST (+0200)

Found under oak with other Boletes. Unusual fuzzy stipe and wrinkled pileus/cap.

Created: 2013-08-09 17:04:50 CEST (+0200)
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