Observation 73671: Boletus vermiculosoides A.H. Sm. & Thiers
When: 2011-08-08
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

58% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Brownish pruina on stipe.
Used references: B/R/B
29% (1)
Recognized by sight: dark brown cap.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Makes sense to me, Walt.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-02-25 22:44:32 AST (-0400)

There’s only one location where I find these brownish-blood-red pored ones. This solitary specimen has a darker cap color than other observations I have made. So maybe these have all represented one species with variable cap color.

If I find some this coming summer, I’ll try to remember to preserve some material for study.

Dave
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2015-02-25 12:51:15 AST (-0400)

I am coming to the conclusion that these two might be one variable species. DNA may prove me wrong but separating them macroscopically will continue to be a challenge. Roody has eaten B. vermulosoides without incident.

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