Observation 145652: Boletus smithii Thiers
When: 2013-09-15
( 1829m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Black Crater Trail

Proposed Names

54% (2)
Recognized by sight: There appears to be reticulations on the stipe but the cap color is different that any boletes I have seen in the Cascades. The light pinkish coloration on the stipe is also different.
61% (2)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: pink colors, growth with conifers

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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A Ponderosa pine 150 feet tall
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-09-17 16:04:12 PDT (-0700)

could have a mycorrhizal fungi associated with it fruiting at least 150 feet away.

By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2013-09-17 08:32:49 PDT (-0700)

There are Ponderosa in the general vicinity. This particular specimen was in an open area, at least 30 ft from any tree.

Ponderosa?
By: Richard Bishop (Leciman)
2013-09-16 21:59:36 PDT (-0700)

I was just wondering if your observation was found in Ponderosa Pine forest? If so it might be a Suillus but it sure looks like reticulation on the stipe.

Might be,
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-09-16 21:06:38 PDT (-0700)

but I’d like to see more stipe before committing myself.

Not collected.
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2013-09-16 20:42:21 PDT (-0700)

I did not collect this mushroom because harvesting is not allowed in this area.
Is this Boletus edulis?

Created: 2013-09-16 20:39:21 PDT (-0700)
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