Observation 71391: Boletus L.
When: 2011-07-12
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Two specimens growing in a native eucalypt forest. Spongy yellow underside, very finely pored. Distinctive bulbous stipe.

Proposed Names

-15% (2)
Recognized by sight
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: very pretty! have no idea what it is though.
30% (2)
Recognized by sight
-1% (2)
Recognized by sight

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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-07-12 20:00:20 PDT (-0700)

Before you go to crazy remember where you are, worlds away from Europe and North America. We don’t have kangaroos hopping around, you don’t have (m)any northern hemisphere native ectomycorrhizal fungi there.

Boletes in southern AU are mostly undescribed, Roy Watling did work in QLD, Roy Halling is working in QLD at the moment and some of the species Corner described from Malaysia are in northern AU.

Genevieve Gates just posted on Facebook pictures of around 60 species of boletes from Tasmania, only about 5 have names…

Or maybe it’s a…
By: Kari (Kari)
2011-07-12 19:39:25 PDT (-0700)

Boletus bicolor…

This is starting to drive me crazy.

Possible ID
By: Kari (Kari)
2011-07-12 16:54:21 PDT (-0700)

This may be a pair of juvenile Boletus erythropus – the thick club-shaped stipe may well be a clue, plus the felted, dry reddish cap. The fine yellow pores are characteristic of young B. erythropus (which soon change to a blood red.)

Created: 2011-07-11 18:15:08 PDT (-0700)
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