Observation 44731: Boletus L.
When: 2010-02-05
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These specimens were found on the side of the walking trail at Katang Coastal Reserve near Port Macquarie. They were protruding through rocky soil and pushing up small stones that covered the ground. The area has eucalypts and acacias common. Some staining has occured at the under edge of the cap from handling.


Copyright © 2010 Ian Dodd Kundabung NSW Australia
Copyright © 2010 Ian Dodd Kundabung NSW Australia
Copyright © 2010 Ian Dodd Kundabung NSW Australia

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Well said Ian
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2010-05-02 16:24:21 CEST (+0200)

Having a field companion is truly a good thing. They always find the interesting stuff! Please keep posting, even those that you think are common – you never know! Thanks very much.


I think one of my problems with keeping specimens is which ones to keep and which ones to pass up. Over the years I have gained some knowledge of whether the fungi is common or not. Trouble is sometimes fungi that I do not post because I have seen them several times, are ones that I should have taken that extra interest in. My knowledge is very limited. As you are aware, sometimes on an excursion I would photograph up to 100 fungi, and possibly post only 20 specimens.. I need a mycologist companion. Noah has been with me for a day, and has only observered one tenth of the fungi I am privelged to see during our fungi season. He was impressed I believe with what I was able to show him when he spent the day, and he found fungi I missed!. I also catalog Austalian flora and Fauna and try to specialise in photos of Birds in Flight. Too many eggs in the basket, but I do enjoy every minute in our Aussie bushlands.

Pulveroboletus and true
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2010-05-02 03:37:59 CEST (+0200)

species of the genus as we know it now, has a pulverulent veil. The ones I’ve seen in Australia adhere to this original generic concept, even in very dry conditions. The ones I’ve seen in FNQld are nearly a greenish with the veil remains. Your observation intrigues me immensely. Again, too bad no specimen available.

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