Observation 184829: Xerocomellus rubellus (Krombh.) Sutara
When: 2014-10-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Stains blue-green which eventually turns brown. Growing under eastern white pine.

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28% (1)
Recognized by sight
46% (2)
Recognized by sight: yellow-red-brown color scheme with blue bruising

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By: Robert(the 3 foragers) (the3foragers)
2015-02-11 06:14:47 PST (-0800)

How about Xerocomellus rubellus??

Unsual tree host…
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-02-10 21:26:49 PST (-0800)

for a bolete of this kind in my experience (cannot think of anything but B. edulis and various Suillus species). Admittedly, my ID is rather a stretch even for this level of confidence. The pronounced longitudinal striations on the stipe, lack of a yellow apex and insufficient cracking of the brown (rather than olive) cap are not typical of this species…

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