Observation 168935: Caloboletus Vizzini

When: 2009-08-01

Collection location: El Punto, Oaxaca, Mexico [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Found by Patrick Hamilton. These boletes don’t have red pores or stain blue, but they made several people sick when consumed.

“found beyond El Punto (maybe 15 miles E x NE) off the 175 road east out of Oaxaca city in the communities where you must hire a local to hike in their woods—easily done though and great people!)” —Patrick Hamilton


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Copyright © 2009 Patrick Hamilton
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Copyright © 2009 Patrick Hamilton
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Copyright © 2009 Patrick Hamilton

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Used references: Noah Siegel
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Recognized by sight: Caloboletus species stain blue according to http://www.indexfungorum.org/...
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Recognized by sight: If it really didn’t stain blue.
Used references: Christian Schwarz

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