Observation 24350: Boletus subvelutipes Peck
When: 2009-08-15
Who: hríb
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Black staining was apparent within five seconds after being touched.

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Eye3
Recognized by sight
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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: The black staining which is really a really dark blue

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By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2009-09-20 08:56:28 PDT (-0700)

The stains appear to be dark blue-green. The photo was apparently taken with a flash which is known to distort colors. The pilepellis erratic color scheme (brown/red/yellow) is typical, too, for B. subvelutipes.

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By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-08-16 01:09:14 PDT (-0700)

Just maxed-out the photo, and it does show what at least appears to be black stain. There also appears to be a slight greenish tint to the pores closest to the pileus edge. Curious.

Black stain?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-08-16 01:06:13 PDT (-0700)

Are you sure it isn’t dark blue or bluish-green? The pore surface looks reddish-orange, at least to me.

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