Observation 161305: Boletus L.
When: 2014-03-13
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

84% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
-31% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: A Field guide to the mushrooms of south Africa –
A practical handbook for collectors – 2nd edition
H.Levin – M.Branch – S.Rappoport – D.Mitchell

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I don’t know the species Pulveroboletus hemichryus.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-03-11 05:13:06 PST (-0800)

But my understanding of the genus Pulveroboletus is that these types should have powdery/tomentose cap surface. The mushrooms seen here appear to be young specimens with glabrous cap surface (smooth).

Pore surface appears to show a yellowish tinge. Other than this, these remind me of genus Tylopilus.

Host tree:( I think)
By: Glen van Niekerk (primordius)
2016-03-11 01:24:16 PST (-0800)

American sycamore tree

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