Observation 75065: Boletus L.
When: 2011-09-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Large stalked mushroom with a 7" cap found on the ground in woods.

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Staining/bruising
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-09-01 17:20:29 BST (+0100)

patterns and/or distinctive odor are sometimes helpful with these red/yellow Boletus types.

Bob,
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2011-09-01 16:34:54 BST (+0100)

I agree with Dave and Walter. The gargantuan size and non-Xerocomoid pores/tubes make it a Boletus sp. in the bicolor group.

Boletes in the rubellus complex
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-09-01 15:17:45 BST (+0100)

do not generally attain cap diameters of 7 inches. This mushroom looks to be too large/robust for X. rubellus.

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