Observation 144711: Leccinum snellii A.H. Sm., Thiers & Watling

When: 2013-09-06

Collection location: Perry, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

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)
2013-09-06 18:13:40 -05 (-0500)

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


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