Observation 215901: Boletellus reminiscens Halling & Fechner
When: 2009-02-12
(-25.476° 153.056° 100m)

Notes: Type specimen (Holotype: BRI; Isotype: NY).


Studio image (REH 9063) Holotype: BRI; Isotype: NY
The SEM came from a second specimen (REH 9305), also from Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia (29 Mar 2010)

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Recognized by sight: Pileus 3.5-4 cm broad, convex, dry, subtomentose, very finely areolate, deep red. Flesh pale yellow, rapidly cyanescent, with mild odor and taste. Tubes adnexed, greenish yellow, cyanescent, pore likewise. Stipe 4-5 cm long, 6-9 mm broad, equal and slightly expanded at base and then tapering to a blunt point, yellow at extreme apex, then red overall and subpruinose, white at base, with interior yellow cyanescent, solid. Vaguely reminiscent of B. obscurecoccineus, but is cyanescent and lacks scabers on stipe.
Used references: Halling, Fechner, Nuhn, Osmundson, Soytong, Arora, Binder & Hibbett, Austral. Syst. Bot. 28: 15. 2015.
Based on microscopic features: Spores are narrowly costate, sometimes discontinuous with isolated tubercles or short pustulate ribs.

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