Observation 144711: Leccinum snellii A.H. Sm., Thiers & Watling
When: 2013-09-06
Collection location: Perry, Maine, USA [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On mossy ground in mixed woods—birch within 10 feet. Cap up to 6.5 cm., convex, brown to gray brown, smooth, dry. White pores, depressed at stem, bruising yellow brown. Tubes 1 cm., pallid. Stem whitish with black scabers, 10 cm. × 12 mm. Flesh of cap and stem white turning slightly reddish except for bluing at base of stem inside and out. Mild odor and taste. Brown spore deposit.

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Used references: National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms by Gary H. Lincoff

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Thanks, Walt
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-09-07 00:13:40 BST (+0100)

I’ll try KOH next time I find one of these. L. snellii looks promising.


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