Observation 171874: Boletus L.
When: 2014-07-30
Who: mushy
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Slow bruising blue, and not all of it turns blue, as pictured.

I don’t think it is a B. sensibilus, but please let me know if you have any concerns.

Proposed Names

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Eye3
Used references: National Audubon Society Field Guide to Mushrooms
56% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: See comment.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Four things cause me to doubt “bicolor”.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-30 23:34:41 CDT (-0400)

First, the fairly uniform bluing of the context in the cap.
Second, the stipe appears to be vertically ridged.
Third, the relatively deep tube layer.
Fourth, the difference in color between cap context (whitish) and stipe context (yellow). This feature is perhaps the least dependable, as a photo sometimes fails to capture color subtleties.

Maybe sensibilis? Or pseudosensibilis? The reddish/yellow blue-staining boletes are a challenging group.

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