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.

Proposed Names

50% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
In the second photo
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-11-06 17:19:21 WIB (+0700)

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!

Created: 2013-11-05 03:13:38 WIB (+0700)
Last modified: 2013-11-05 13:23:57 WIB (+0700)
Viewed: 39 times, last viewed: 2017-01-16 10:15:21 WIB (+0700)
Show Log