Observation 143752: Tylopilus balloui (Peck) Singer

When: 2013-08-25

Collection location: Sprain Ridge Park, West Chester Co., New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: pat (serratedlips)

No specimen available

Habitat: Found growing on the ground in a deciduous woods.
Gills: tan\cream bolete – bruised to brown.
Stem: Light Orange. Tan\white on the inside.
Cap: Orange. Smooth, dry. No color change was observed.
Spore print: Medium Brown
Odor: Pleasantly shroomy
Bruising: Bruises brown fairly quickly

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Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified.

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I find this under Beech in NJ ..
By: Linas Kudzma (baravykas)
2013-08-28 04:33:48 CEST (+0200)

in a dependable spot year after year. What an unnatural color! An amazing bolete!

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-08-26 01:53:50 CEST (+0200)

You rock! Let me know what else you find growing under Beech. As it is not as frequently encountered as oak, it seems to get ignored, but I suspect it will have a lot of associations. It may have been well studied and I don’t know it…, check this one:
and this:

By: pat (serratedlips)
2013-08-25 22:23:08 CEST (+0200)

I think you’re right Martin, it was near a Beech tree. Apologies.

I have found
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-08-25 21:14:42 CEST (+0200)

T. balloui to be normally under Beech – I don’t know if that is diagnostic or if Elm is also often a host. I am amazed at the number of references to Elm. Isn’t that essentially a (temporarily) extinct tree?

Created: 2013-08-25 16:43:49 CEST (+0200)
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