Observation 168773: Leccinum atrostipitatum A.H. Sm., Thiers & Watling

When: 2014-06-29

Collection location: Edmunds, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available


in situ—nearest birch 4 meters
whitish pores bruising brown

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29% (1)
Recognized by sight: on ground under spruce in mixed woods with birch nearby, orange brown cap, whitish pores with yellow tubes, whitish stem with black scabers, flesh white bruising pinkish brown then purple gray in cap and stem—no blueing in stem base.
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: scales on cap and intensity of discoloration in flesh of cap and stem differentiates it from L. vulpinum and L. piceinum
Used references: http://www.entoloma.nl/html/leccinum_eng.html#vulpinum and page 197 of “North American Boletes” by Bessette,Roody,Bessette
Based on microscopic features: FeSO4 on cap flesh blue gray

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