Observation 185975: Paxillus Fr.

When: 2014-10-25

Collection location: Serra de São Mamede, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available



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Agree. There are reddish tones as well.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-10-29 20:47:09 EET (+0200)

Could Paxillus be a much more complex group of species?

I don’t think that …
By: zaca
2014-10-29 02:18:19 EET (+0200)

this one is similar to yours (if you a referring to observation 185290). In fact, in spite of the dominant color of yours being brown, there are some redish tones all over. Also, there pruinosity on the stipe. I do have a proposal of a name for yours, which I will do at that observation.

Mine is similar
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-10-29 02:00:10 EET (+0200)

but the flesh of the cap and stipe brown too. Who knew?

Hi Daniel,
By: zaca
2014-10-28 23:35:08 EET (+0200)

I’m also very curious about what species this could be. I have a dried specimen that I will scope as soon as I can.
Regarding your question about the color of the gills, these are concolor with the edge, so is the color your can see in the photo, let say … cinnamon.

I’d be interesting to learn what species this turns out to be, zaca.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-10-28 06:50:41 EET (+0200)

The gills are dark brown, as is the stipe. But the flesh does not appear to be brown at all. Can you verify gill color?

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