Observation 145829: Leccinum vulpinum Watling

When: 2013-09-18

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

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

On mossy ground under a mature stand of eastern hemlock in mixed woods. Cap orange brown, convex, 6 cm., overhang flaps at margin, felted. Pores cream, small, round, depressed at stem, bruising brown. Tubes up to 1 cm., cream. Stem 7 cm. × 15-18 mm., tapered at apex, dark brown scabers. Flesh of cap and stem is white and firm turning a little pink when first cut then slowly graying slightly. Mild odor and taste.

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Recognized by sight: if associated with conifers which seems likely given the preponderance of hemlock and other conifers in the area
Used references: Kuo, M. (2007, May). The genus Leccinum. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/leccinum.html
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Used references: if associated with hardwoods, may have more graying/bluing than this FB shows according to Phillips

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