Observation 145386: Boletus mirabilis Murrill

When: 2013-09-13

Collection location: Snow Creek Rd., Jefferson Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)

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By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2013-09-19 20:44:24 EDT (-0400)

you guys take the original size or the largest possible those are not compressed. just plug in the url into the browser.
Just click here you can see, they are liquid.

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By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-09-17 19:59:49 EDT (-0400)

On MO are criminally poor. The original sized image is immaculate. Fantastic photography Caleb.

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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-09-17 19:36:58 EDT (-0400)

definitely droplets. Clear. Showing whatever color’s behind them and glinting in the flash.

I don’t think so, Christian.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-09-17 19:27:22 EDT (-0400)

If they were droplets of exudate, they wouldn’t be two different colors: white and dark gray-brown.

Those are droplets
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-09-17 19:14:36 EDT (-0400)

of liquid exudate

Hypomyces chrysospermum
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-09-17 19:09:58 EDT (-0400)

never forms primordia, as the left-side of this specimen.

It is Boletus (Xerocomus) mirabilis. being attacked by Hypomyces chrysospermum.
By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2013-09-17 17:03:37 EDT (-0400)
Clearly some Boletus.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-09-14 14:12:35 EDT (-0400)

But also clearly, on the pores, left side, something else growing on it.

Created: 2013-09-13 23:18:32 EDT (-0400)
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