Observation 151172: Boletus rubripes Thiers
When: 2013-11-03
(44.786° 124.072° 24m)
Who: pablopaul
No herbarium specimen

Notes: The cap was dry and tan.

The stipe had no reticulation, was smooth, and was yellow at the apex but burgundy from mid-point down to base.

The sponge instantly stained dark blue upon handling or cutting. When cut in half lengthwise, the inside of cap and stem stained blue immediately.

Taste: very bitter.

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In the second photo
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-11-06 05:19:21 CST (-0500)

I can see blue-green staining above the red of the stipe. A photo of the fungus cut in 2 would have been interesting, too. Nice find!

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