Observation 148490: Leccinum piceinum Pilát & Dermek
When: 2013-10-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Not a great year for these pine-loving leccinums so far, but their season usually extends into early November here in NJ, so there is still some hope…

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Recognized by sight: L. cf. piceinum or L. cf. vulpinum is more appropriate as both are European species.

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Thanks, Martin
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2014-08-28 01:03:35 CEST (+0200)

Yes, first there was a nice crop in late May, and I’ve already been finding a few this month (probably because of cooler weather). The peak season for these, however, is in the fall. I’m counting on Mother Nature’s munificence as I almost exhausted my somewhat meager supplies from last year. :) I almost never eat these fresh, drying them instead for future use in soups and vegetable dishes. Pickling is another good way to unlock their flavor, but storage has been a problem for me in the past for anything but a small batch. I never tried marinating, so I might experiment this year.

Very nice photo IG
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-08-28 00:33:02 CEST (+0200)

Are you seeing any this year?

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