Observation 29393: Tylopilus P. Karst.
When: 2009-09-24
No herbarium specimen

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2009-12-05 17:47:43 CST (-0500)

Note the very dark stipe.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2009-12-03 16:20:03 CST (-0500)

the use of ‘you’ in ‘How would you describe’ was directed to Chaz, as in ‘How did it taste.’ Still nice to see that even the borderline-obvious questions get serious answers :).

I’m afraid
By: Chaz (tripper1445)
2009-12-03 09:49:04 CST (-0500)

that tasting these things is out of the question for me. I can probably put someone else up to it, I suppose. Unfortunately, this photo is a few months old and they’re no longer to be found. I did find quite a few during that period of time and they seemed to have a good long life span of about 10 days or more or less.

The cap and pore colors
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2009-12-03 09:43:35 CST (-0500)

suggest Tylopilus atronicotianus. If it was that species you would see rapid reddish brown staining of the pores with bruising.

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-12-03 07:59:49 CST (-0500)

a small piece of the cap flesh and see if it is bitter.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2009-12-03 05:02:11 CST (-0500)

How would you describe the spore color and/or taste of these? Any bruising or discoloration in the stem?

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