Observation 211561: Boletaceae Chevall.
When: 2015-07-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Stipe is reticulate.

This mushroom may have fruited well over a week prior to its collection. So I’m wondering if it may be an example of Exsudoporus frostii (Boletus frostii) that has been bleached during the hot dry weather.

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Dave,
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-07-27 20:29:04 PDT (-0700)

Can’t think of anything else — it doesn’t immediately evoke anything from my memory bank. :)
Your camera always takes very good pix, but I cannot get enough fine detail on the stipe ornamentation. At the same time, your fingerprints got captured in hi-res! I’ll add this photo to my KGB (I mean FSB) files. :)

I agree
By: Garrett Taylor (cappy)
2015-07-27 20:28:38 PDT (-0700)

with E. frostii, it has quite a lot of reticulation, also the white margin and shiny pileipellis.

Interesting idea, Igor.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-07-27 20:14:51 PDT (-0700)

Any other suggestions on the species? Most of the red-capped red-pored boletes with reticulate stipe are reported as having fine reticulations.

By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-07-27 20:09:29 PDT (-0700)

… would probably retain its impressive reticulation structure after partial desiccation. Maybe the slugs ate away at the ridges. :)

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