Observation 49427: Boletus gertrudiae Peck
When: 2010-07-31
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Bolete Bill introduced me to this species today. Below i have an interesting hyperlink that sheds some light on how it was first named. The picture on the web link does indeed look like X. seperans, but my sample did not. It appears to have the characteristics described in Bessette. Note the yellow band at the apex, and try and relate to what its saying about how seperans also sports this.
The pores of the mushroom were that ochre color that i think lends to better flavoring. The stipe besides the upper yellow reticulation was buff white and curved at the base.

http://www.tc.umn.edu/~dent0015/gertrudiae.html

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:17 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Southford Falls State Park, Ct’ to ‘Southford Falls State Park, Connecticut, USA

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Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: boletebill.
Based on chemical features: Amonnia flash of bright red on pores and cap. KOH orange FESO4 blue/black.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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