Observation 212607: Boletaceae Chevall.

When: 2015-08-09

Collection location: Hallowell, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Thought at first this might be Leccinum but the stem is smooth.

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Recognized by sight: velvety beige cap, white non-staining pores, smooth white stem, white unchanging flesh, mild taste, on ground in woods that include pine, balsam fir, hemlock, oak, beech and maple
Based on chemical features: KOH reddish on cap and flesh, FeSO4 green on cap and flesh

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Right, next time I’ll try it.
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-08-12 13:07:09 PDT (-0700)
Oh well… :(
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-08-12 12:37:22 PDT (-0700)

Some boletes air dry just fine without getting moldy. It’s always worth a shot rather than just tossing stuff away. There is always next time, right? :)

No, I was away for a few days and had no way to preserve it
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-08-12 12:28:09 PDT (-0700)

I kept it for a couple of hours until I could do chemical tests and I noticed that the pore surface seemed darken a bit—more cream that white—and take on a pinkish tinge.


Interesting little bolete
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-08-12 12:23:12 PDT (-0700)

I don’t immediately recognize this one and cannot associate it with anything in my memory bank. Did you save the specimen, Terri?

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