Observation 20737: Porphyrellus E.-J. Gilbert
When: 2009-04-29
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This fungi had a brown cap which was dry. About 9cm across. The stipe was also dry and about 7cm. There was a small fungi close by which I have included. The soil was sandy loam. The fungi was in part shade. There was no aroma to speak of.


Copyright © 2009 Ian Dodd Kundabung NSW Australia
Copyright © 2009 Ian Dodd Kundabung NSW Australia
Copyright © 2009 Ian Dodd Kundabung NSW Australia
Copyright © 2009 Ian Dodd Kundabung NSW Australia

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By: Clive Shirley (myxo)
2009-05-01 00:52:31 CDT (-0500)

This species reminds me of our very similar Tylopilus brunneus with its brown tones and bluing of the tubes.

band o’ blue
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2009-04-30 10:34:59 CDT (-0500)

Yes, I’d say so. Look at image with stipe flesh exposed, just under the surface.

what about that band of blue around the stipe? more staining?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-04-30 10:19:12 CDT (-0500)
One of 2 spp.
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2009-04-30 10:16:17 CDT (-0500)

Somebody deprecated Porphyrellus. But this is one of 2 Porphyrellus species (part of Tylopilus for some) that I have seen in E Australia (Victoria, Queensland). Flesh is white, stains reddish-orange then black. Tubes are mineral greenish and stain blue green. Would be allied with P. porphyrosporus et al. from N. Hemisphere.

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