Observation 74979: Boletinellus merulioides (Schwein.) Murrill
When: 2011-08-30
(45.800348° -77.142673° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Angular-pored bolete under mixed mostly hardwood trees. Kidney-shaped cap, pores running down stipe, distinctly veined appearance to the pore wall surface. Hand-sized. In Zone 54.

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A nifty mushroom, by any other name …
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2011-08-31 00:26:54 CDT (-0500)
Gyrodon
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2011-08-31 00:04:05 CDT (-0500)

is a synonymous genus, and I was not referring to Phylloporus. Perhaps I was thinking of Meiorganum curtisii, but that is a totally different beast…

Thanks
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2011-08-30 23:23:00 CDT (-0500)

Perhaps the other genus you’re thinking of is Gyrodon.

Nice find, Paul
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2011-08-30 23:11:29 CDT (-0500)

Isn’t there a similar-looking mushroom from another genus with boletinoid hymenophore? I cannot recall the name.

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