Observation 218268: Boletus variipes var. fagicola A.H. Sm. & Thiers
When: 2015-10-09
Who: abiggs
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Under oak in a wooded lawn. Note the reticulations near the stem apex.

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Don’t mention it, abiggs
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-10-09 22:38:13 CDT (-0400)

Thank you for posting this interesting bolete collection. It doesn’t look like something one would find often so late into the season…

Thank you
By: abiggs
2015-10-09 21:05:37 CDT (-0400)

Thank you, I. G. Safonov. I’m glad I included the spore print.

The spore print…
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-10-09 18:07:16 CDT (-0400)

… is olive-green, not yellow, ochraceous, or yellow-brown as it supposed to be for a Xanthoconium species. The color of the mature pore surface and the all-brown stipe lead away from X. affine, too. I think these may actually be in the Boletus sensu stricto clade, something perhaps related to B. variipes var. fagicola.

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