Observation 171019: Boletus ferrugineus Schaeff.

When: 2014-07-22

Collection location: Lackawanna State Forest, Thornhurst, Lackawanna Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

In a coniferous grove.

Stipe base woody/tough. Context whitish. Taste mild. Pores darkening when bruised.

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Recognized by sight: Previously B. spadiceus.

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Ammonia on cap…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-24 06:49:36 PDT (-0700)

dark green flash, then quickly black but fading to reddish-brown within one minute. Retaining a blackish halo.

Created: 2014-07-23 13:31:57 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2014-07-24 06:50:47 PDT (-0700)
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