Observation 22292: Boletellus obscurecoccineus (Höhn.) Singer
When: 2009-02-12
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Growing on sand under mixed Myrtaceae (Syncarpia, Lophostemon). White basal mycelium not seen in image. Stipe color can be variable.

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Recognized by sight: Not cyanescent, small stature, red cap, white basal mycelium, finely scabrous stipe.
Based on microscopic features: Finely ribbed spores without cross striae.

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Thank you Roy for the wealth of details on this beautiful bolete.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-06-18 09:53:05 EDT (-0400)

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