Observation 49515: Butyriboletus roseopurpureus (Both, Bessette & Roody) K. Zhao, Z.L. Yang & Halling, comb. nov.
When: 2010-08-02
No herbarium specimen

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Nice photos of an impressive specimen.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-02-20 19:23:25 CST (-0500)

I don’t recall ever having seen this type here in NE PA. Reminds me a bit of B. speciosus var. brunneus that I find in a few different spots around here, except the cap on roseopurpureus is vivid red and the stipe is almost completely yellow. I see in the Big Bolete Book that roseopurpureus also has sour tasting context, which differs from the mild tasting speciosus types.

Blue is instantly intense
By: Bill (boletebill)
2012-02-20 09:44:32 CST (-0500)

in this mushroom in my experience Renee…I find it most summers but it’s not common but the pore mouths and the flesh blue consistently.

Blueing of the cap
By: Renée Lebeuf (Renée Lebeuf)
2012-02-17 22:27:44 CST (-0500)

Hello Bill, I found this bolete too in Quebec last summer. In Bessette’s description there is no mention of the blueing of the cap. I can see that feature on your cap. Have you noticed if the color change is constant?

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