Observation 145501: Boletus frustosus Snell & E.A. Dick
When: 2013-09-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: yellow tubes bruising quickly blue
flesh bruising faintly blue and having no bitter flavor

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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-09-16 12:32:05 EDT (-0400)

of specimens in the Northern Sierra/southern Cascades, we found a fair amount of variation in bitterness, with some larger/older specimens being especially likely to be mild or even sweetish.

Not bitter, though
By: A (cerebriform)
2013-09-16 12:11:33 EDT (-0400)

Are you sure it’s B. frustosus? Mushroomhobby.com says “bitter taste is unmistakeable,” but I didn’t taste any bitterness.

http://mushroomhobby.com/...

By: A (cerebriform)
2013-09-15 15:41:19 EDT (-0400)

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