Observation 163393: Boletus edulis Bull.

When: 2014-04-13

Collection location: Schwan Lake Park, Santa Cruz, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: bren (bren)

No specimen available

Growing under oak.

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Used references: Field guide to mushrooms of western north america
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did the habitat throw you off?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-04-17 23:57:38 SAST (+0200)

Santa Cruz is a hotbed for oak loving edulis. Queens (regineus) are quite similar, and normally grow with hardwoods, but will usually have a frosted white cap when young and pale apricot colored reticulations on the stipe.

No big diff in the fry pan, tho.

Created: 2014-04-14 17:45:18 SAST (+0200)
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