Observation 183459: Boletus pallidus Frost
When: 2014-10-16
No herbarium specimen


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By: dario.z (dario13)
2015-02-19 20:11:02 PST (-0800)

Nice call

Thanks, Dave
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-02-19 20:02:28 PST (-0800)

I agree that these are very robust specimens. I had to blow up the pix to make sure that I am not missing anything before proposing the ID.
B. pallidus is placed into a separate “clade” by itself in the subfamily Boletoideae as per Wu et al. (2014). It will definitely be transferred into a genus of its own, which makes sense given its unique looks.

Nice call, Igor!
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-02-19 19:47:09 PST (-0800)

I usually don’t see specimens of pallidus being this robust. But these do look like pallidus, and the slate-blue bruise on the pores fits.

By: dario.z (dario13)
2015-02-19 17:12:22 PST (-0800)

Thank you

Seems to match the BRB
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-02-19 16:40:52 PST (-0800)

account of X. stramineum, except for the apparent blue bruise on the pores. Nice obs, dario.

Created: 2014-10-16 19:56:50 PDT (-0700)
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