Observation 147808: Boletinellus merulioides (Schwein.) Murrill

When: 2013-10-05

Collection location: Schlitz Audubon Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

grows with ash. symbiotic with an aphid sp. that is parasitic on the ash tree. the bolete provides sclerotia housing for the aphid, and in turn the fungi consumes the aphid honeydew, pulled from the ash tree roots.

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Recognized by sight: small, brownish capped bolete with anastomosing hymenium.

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