Observation 65565: Boletaceae Chevall.
When: 2011-01-29
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Bolette found as a single specimen at ground level amongst forest litter. 70mm in height and cap about 85mm.

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Thanks fellows for the kind comments. This was a very fortunate find. It was the same colour as the ground cover. The stem did have that olive tinge to it . But you know me (no real proof supplied.) I really do not have anyone in Australia that is contactable or for that matter interested in someone elses finds. I have learnt to live with it. I have in the past not had a great deal of success with dried specimens results being returned to me. (except for Roy). Even the Truffel specimen that I had ID’d by “The Truffel Lady” Melbourne Botanical GArdens Guru did not get me a DNA (or Spore) result). I even went back to the spot and sent a second specimen. I really need one of you Guys to move to my part of the world.
Thanks for all your patience and help. I do appreciate it immensely.
Chow, kk

Ian,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2011-04-16 13:00:06 PDT (-0700)

you should keep an eye on that and save a specimen next!

It looks
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2011-04-16 12:48:02 PDT (-0700)

like it is a Boletus, based on color of the hymenophore (it would probably throw an olive colored print is my bet), but I’ve not seen this before (not anywhere). Nice find Ian!

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