Observation 24881: Tylopilus badiceps (Peck) A.H. Sm. & Thiers
When: 2009-09-01
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Fruits commonly in some years in the NYBG always with oak. The beveled margin is usually present. Development of a reticulum is a yes or no it seems. See young specimens in images.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:57:18 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, Bronx Co., New York, USA’ to ‘The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York, USA

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Recognized by sight: Brown with violet tints when young. Bright brown with age. Beveled cap margin.
Used references: Smith & Thiers’ Boletes of Michigan.

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Beveled . . .
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2009-09-02 02:09:25 CEST (+0200)

Or should I loosely quote Sm. & Thiers: . . . obliquely truncated . . .
If you look at the image (the big sucker in the middle), you will see that the pileus surface does not transition evenly to the margin. There is an abrupt change near/at the margin from the evenness of the surface if you follow the surface curvature toward the margin. Think of the sharpened “bevel” of a knife. The flat face of the knife abruptly changes where the sharpened area of the edge begins. Hence a “bevel.”

nice boletes. and nice that you didn’t have to travel very far to find them. ;)
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-09-02 00:27:56 CEST (+0200)

What exactly is a “beveled” cap margin?

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