Observation 73784: Tylopilus rubrobrunneus Mazzer & A.H. Sm.

When: 2011-08-10

Collection location: Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

As usual, these bitter purplish Tylos are confusing to me.

Growing in a mowed field.

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Rubrobrunneus vs. violatinctus
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2011-08-11 17:52:09 CDT (-0500)

This appears to be a young specimen, and the stipe of young T. violatinctus should be purplish, not brown. Based on this reasoning, I am strongly gravitating toward T. rubrobrunneus.

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