Observation 174126: Xanthoconium affine (Peck) Singer var. affine

When: 2014-08-09

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

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Growing on ground under spruce and maple in mixed woods. Brown velvet cap. Yellowish depressed pores-no bluing. Reddish stem with fibers—no reticulation.



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Tough call
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2014-08-15 17:36:44 PDT (-0700)

The streakiness of the stipe suggest X. affine, but the stature (boletish or “tylopilesque”), the pore surface color in young specimens and the habitat work against this hypothesis.

Just posted the second photo showing yellow context
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-08-15 11:40:03 PDT (-0700)
Had good intentions
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-08-15 11:31:00 PDT (-0700)

of bringing these to the foray room to be ID’d and displayed so I didn’t taste or cut them. The photos aren’t very good, my notes say yellow pores though they look whitish in the photos.


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