Observation 14242: Xerocomus zelleri Murrill
When: 2008-11-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Heavily wrinkles dark burgundy-dark purple cape with a grayish-white blush n top of some of the ridges; older specimens become more red and less wrinkled, and may exude water from the cap when water-saturated; pores angular, becoming decurrent gills at stipe attachment, olive-brown to yellowish, with red or pinkish rim; stipe 4-6 inches long, brown at base becoming quickly red to dark burgundy red, and finally nearly yellow-white just below cap attachment; flesh of cap white.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Looksl like classic Zeller’s Bolete to me (choose your genus :-))!

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I agree! B. zelleri!
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-11-16 00:18:09 EST (-0500)

Created: 2008-11-15 22:16:48 EST (-0500)
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