Observation 23226: Boletus edulis Bull.
When: 2009-07-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found in Zone 05, within three feet of the boundary with Zone 04. Besides the coarse and deep stem reticulation, it’s quite club-footed. At the base of a big old Pinus strobus in an area with Pinus resinosa, Betula papyrifera, and possibly Acer sp. and Betula allegheniensis nearby.

Proposed Names

45% (3)
Recognized by sight: Conspicuous stem reticulation
92% (3)
Recognized by sight: Penny-bun brown cap, suggesting the common name Penny-bun bolete in England; reticulate stipe becoming somewhat bulbous at the base, with abundant litter adhering to the base of stipe. I’d eat it as that.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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It looks still young.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-17 20:07:56 EDT (-0400)
It was…
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-07-16 23:11:29 EDT (-0400)

…no bigger than my fist. Isn’t B. edulis larger, and var. grandedulis bigger still?

What about Boletus edulis var. grandedulis?
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-16 18:30:15 EDT (-0400)

This certainly looks a little bit different from var. edulis.

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