Observation 185600: Caloboletus rubripes (Thiers) Vizzini
When: 2014-10-25
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Pores and flesh bruising readily and strongly. Bitter taste. +/- not reticulate. Small patches of red hue at stipe apex and hymenophore margin. Growing under conifers (Sitka spruce and coast redwood) on edge of HSU campus. Cap smooth/velvety.

Apex of stipe much more yellow than shown in pictures.

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Used references: MD key to Boletus, Mushroom observer, Mushroomexpert.com
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Recognized by sight: grayish-buff velvety cap, non-reticulated stipe with a reddish blushed base.

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