Observation 67261: Buchwaldoboletus sphaerocephalus (Barla) Watling & T.H. Li
When: 2010-09-01
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Same mushrooms as in MO #62754
here: http://tinyurl.com/3btc537

Collected and photographed and sent by Debbie Klein, from specimens on loan from Debbie Viess’ part of the collection.

Spore data below shows dimensions a bit large for Boletus orovillus, a better match for Bu. sphaerocephalus, a European taxon.

avg 7.3 4.2 1.7
Min 6.2 3.5 1.5
Max 9.3 5.2 2.1

Clamps not observed, hymenial cystidia cylindrical-flexuous to blunt-mucronate or clavate, yellow-brown in KOH. Pileipellis a very irregular, entangled trichoderm of inflated elements in chains, some were weakly encrusted w/ golden-brown transverse bars.

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