Observation 53876: Boletellus projectellus (Murrill) Singer

When: 2010-09-27

Collection location: Mingo Wildlife Refuge, near Puxico, Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)

No specimen available

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X. separans? Doubtful!
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2010-10-01 14:14:00 PDT (-0700)

I tend to side with Mycowalt — judging from the unique stipal ornamentation, this looks more like B. projectellus, which I have collected on numerous occasions in NJ Pine Barrens at this time of year. True, X. separans can either have a smooth stipe or some reticulation, but it is never that prominent and coarse and never runs down the entire length of stipe. You should have put a drop of NH4OH and that would have settled the matter.

Why X. separans?
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-09-29 17:40:08 PDT (-0700)

That stipe looks like B. projectellus to me. http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/74478?obs=32093&q=2CJP

Created: 2010-09-27 19:30:46 PDT (-0700)
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