Observation 23505: Boletus variipes Peck
When: 2009-07-23
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This was found in between a Beech and an Oak pretty much dead in the middle of the two. Taste Mild. ATE This one was goooood. I thought it to be B. edulis but from my understanding that is pretty much a west coast fungi found under conifers. I use to find it in Point Reyes National Sea Shore. Under fir and pine. This has the same flavor and was good in texture so it has to be a close relative. Mushroomexpert.com Micheal Kou Uses this name B. atkinsonii to describe this mushroom. Based on his description it fits the bill.

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16% (4)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: found under Oak Beech
Used references: Mushroomexpert.com
Based on microscopic features: spore print yellow brown
Based on chemical features: cap surface turns violet then to orange over 60 sec
-35% (3)
Recognized by sight: just a another possibility
28% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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