Observation 203195: Austroboletus longipes (Massee) Wolfe

Pileus 2.5-6 cm broad, convex to plano-convex, dry, subtomentose to matted subtomentose, rarely finely areolate, brown, with even margin. Flesh white to pale yellow, unchanging, with mild odor and taste. Tubes adnexed, pale yellow to olive yellow, staining red, with pores angular, pale yellow, staining red. Stipe 3-4.5 cm long, 4-8 mm broad, equal to slightly tapered near base, dry, brown, finely but conspicuously reticulate and finely and densely subpruinose granulose, white at the base, with interior white to pale yellowish.

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Recognized by sight: Gray brown cap; yellowish hymenophore staining red; reticulate brown stipe, white at base.
Also known from Queensland. This is furthest south report in Australia.
Gathered with top notch assistance of The KK (Ian Dodd), T. & J. van der Heul.
Based on chemical features: As reported by Corner (1972), hymenophoral tisssue turns purple in hydroxide solutions.

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You were most welcome as was your company.

Another x on the wall for Mycology.

Thanks Ian
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2015-04-22 06:18:26 CDT (-0500)

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