Observation 74182: Boletus rubropunctus Peck
When: 2011-08-18
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Under oaks and beech. Frequently browsed on by small mammals and slugs.

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Recognized by sight: Dry matte pileus, slighty and obscurely wrinkled. Red pruinosity over yellow ground color on stipe. Greenish yellow, unchanging hymenophore. Whitish to pale yellow (pileus), to yellow (stipe) unchanging flesh. Herbarium specimen in NY (REH9597).

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Roy,
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2011-08-18 16:08:59 EDT (-0400)

How is this different from the southern form of B. subglabripes? I noticed that the amount of “red pruinosity” on stipe is a highly variable parameter in both species, and other than that they look almost identical. See my observations Nos. 55018, 73649 and 73650. I would appreciate a comment from you (it could be a personal communication, if you desire). Thanks.

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