Observation 80414: Caloboletus marshii D. Arora, C.F. Schwarz & J.L. Frank

When: 2011-10-08

Collection location: Tilden Regional Park, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Nimmo (barky)

No specimen available

Notes:
A nice, fat-stemmed boletus. Slightly more bitter than expected, but amazing texture.

Found at the base of a live oak growing among boulders near Wildcat Creek.

Proposed Names

-2% (2)
Recognized by sight
81% (3)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: gray-white to brownish cap, yellow pores staining blue, bitter taste

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Interesting
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-10-24 10:13:28 PDT (-0700)

nice find – I don’t think it has been recorded from the area around Tilden Park.

Yes, I would be interested if you find another one, thanks!

I did indeed
By: Nimmo (barky)
2011-10-24 00:19:49 PDT (-0700)

Sauteed in butter. It was maybe halfway to unpalatable, in terms of bitterness. No ill effects, though. I’ll be happy to dry you one if I find another.

I id’d from Arora’s 1991 ATTRP,AM , so Marshii is a new name to me. Glad to hear about it, I’m gonna go read up on marshii now!

Is there a way to edit the observation date once you’ve made the observation? This one is incorrect. Not that far off, but still… UPDATE, ok! I found out how to edit observations.

Did you actually manage to eat it?
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-10-24 00:13:38 PDT (-0700)

If not, I’d be interested in getting a dried specimen from you…

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