Observation 25663: Boletus L.
When: 2009-08-21
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On display at the 12th annual La Feria del Hongo in Senguio, Michoacan.

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No Tsuga in Mexico
By: BlueCanoe
2011-10-10 18:56:29 BST (+0100)

According to this nice website from the Plant Systematics Lab at the Instituto de Biología, UNAM.

creo que no…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-10-10 18:34:35 BST (+0100)

I’m thinking that you agree, or you wouldn’t have posted this photo! ;)

Dude, where’s my velvety dark cap (this ones as smooth as a baby’s bottom)? Why are those young pores so reddish? Where’s my swollen base? Did it have a lemony flavor? Growing on rotten wood?

I do agree with the Boletus part, though…

WHY did your Mexican colleagues call this one mirabilis? It is far far different than any that I have seen here in the USA.

Tree associates
By: BlueCanoe
2011-10-10 17:32:05 BST (+0100)

Are there hemlocks (Tsuga sp.) in Mexico? Does B. mirabilis associate with other conifers in addition to hemlock?

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