Observation 147781: Boletus L.
When: 2013-10-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Only the cap of this fungus was found. Someone had already kicked it away from its stipe.

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In situ. Cap slightly pink-brown to white.
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After being picked up, tubes visible as well as white fungus starting to mummify it.
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White cap flesh, brown gills and Hypomyces chrysospermum (white) beginning the digestion process.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: The Boletus part is easy, identification of the parasite not so easy. Probably Hypomyces chysospermum, the bolete eater.

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