Observation 209875: Baorangia bicolor group
When: 2015-07-11
(34.9577° -83.6235° 0m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I found this attractive Bolete of some sort hiking around the N Georgia mountains. Mushroom body Pileus and Stipe coloration dark pink / light red w slight hint of purple, color consistent throughout. Hymenium bright yellow. Slowly staining blueish-green eventually fading to light brown. Sporophore area very shallow. Interior yellow, fleshy throughout. Slowly fading blueish-green when exposed to air. Overwhelming smell of hard cheese when cut open. Boletes are not my thing, if anyone has any insight into what this is, it is much appreciated.

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Used references: another name proposed is Baorangia bicolor. Is this not the same exact mushroom. I cannot find any difference between Boletus bicolor and Baorangia bicolor. If anyone knows any please let me know

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Thanks for the clarification
By: GP Van Eron (reishiTea)
2015-07-13 20:22:47 AST (-0400)

Excellent thanks for the clarification.

Same mushroom, different name
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-07-13 20:17:16 AST (-0400)

GP, the bicolor bolete was transferred to a new genus, Baorangia, following the disclosure of recent molecular phylogeny studies. The genus Boletus sensu stricto was reserved for the porcini (B. edulis) and its close relatives from all the corners of the world since about 2010. Eventually all non-porcini boletes will be moved from Boletus.

Thanks
By: GP Van Eron (reishiTea)
2015-07-13 16:19:56 AST (-0400)

Thanks IGSafonov for the additional information

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