Observation 23502: Boletus sensibilis Peck

found growing under pine i think white pine but oak was in the area the whole fungi stains blue upon touching it. Growing along a path used by 4-wheelers. Spore print olive brown



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32% (4)
Recognized by sight: found growing under white pine and Oak
Used references: Mushroomexpert.com
18% (3)
Recognized by sight: Has more of the bicolor look to it.
85% (1)
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I got the two confused
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2013-06-23 21:06:16 PDT (-0700)

I got the two confused. Its defiantly curry smelling. I went up there today and there are three starting within inches of this one, They come up every year in this spot.

When I was living on the east coast,
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2013-06-23 20:30:08 PDT (-0700)

Boletus sensibilis was considered the Curry smelling Bolete,
In the Bessette Book B. pallidoroseus repotedly smells like beef bouillon and later like rotted meat.

Smells like Curry
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2013-06-23 20:03:52 PDT (-0700)

These Boletes are not Bi-color that I found at Plum orchard lake smell like Curry. I did not include that on the description but this mushroom comes up every year in the exact same spot. I got brave enough to ingest it and well I got sick. That is when I found out about the curry thing,

Created: 2009-07-23 19:09:40 PDT (-0700)
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