Observation 70391: Hypomyces (Fr.) Tul. & C. Tul.

When: 2011-06-28

Collection location: Harriman State Park, Rockland Co., New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: damon brunette (damonbrunette)

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By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2011-06-28 17:48:03 PDT (-0700)

Can you get a spore size?

Thanks IG
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-06-28 16:33:01 PDT (-0700)

I will try some KOH on it with that species in mind.

In my experience,
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2011-06-28 14:31:46 PDT (-0700)

the bolete species that frequently gets hypomicized is Xanthoconium affine var. affine. Your specimen has been thoroughly parasitized by a Hypomyces sp., but the remaining clear patches on the stipe do appear “affinish” — glabrous, non-reticulate, with white backbround flushed with light brown streaks. The pore surface and the pileipellis color are also suggestive of a Xanthoconium sp. Anything beyond that is pure conjecture, so I am going to stop here.

Anyone want to take
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-06-28 13:39:40 PDT (-0700)

a stab at the bolete ID

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