Observation 208117: Retiboletus ornatipes (Peck) Manfr. Binder & Bresinsky

When: 2015-06-29

Collection location: West Virginia Botanic Garden, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Aaron (CatFighter)

No specimen available

Notes:
- found near hardwoods and rhododendrons

- no part of mushroom turned blue when exposed to air

- fingers were stained yellow by touching them

- very hard stem and cap, almost wax-like

- reticulation on stem

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Proposed Names

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Used references: mushroomexpert.com rogersmushrooms.com
60% (2)
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Recognized by sight: Collections of this species are frequently bitter

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This mushroom was VERY bitter
By: Aaron (CatFighter)
2015-06-30 00:07:04 CST (+0800)

I sauteed and tasted this mushroom (because, according to every field guide, if a bolete doesn’t turn blue then it’s not poisonous), and it was very, very bitter! There is no way this thing is edible….

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