Observation 172661: Boletus edulis group
When: 2014-07-19
( 3100m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: For sale outside the Cuajimoloyas fungus fair. The locals refer to this mushroom by the common names “panzers” or “pancitas”.

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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
-20% (2)
Recognized by sight: the most commonly collected, dried and sold bolete in the Neotropics. a hitchhiker on introduced Monterrey Pine. There are two festivals in Bolivia centered around this sp. I have more than once seen Boletus edulis scrawled across packaging which is clearly Suillus, though this one may actually be Boletus s.s.

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Nah, not Suillus
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-08-10 12:15:54 PDT (-0700)

Suillus is rare in this area and Boletus edulis is common and widely eaten.

Created: 2014-08-05 23:32:51 PDT (-0700)
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