Observation 81410: Tylopilus porphyrosporus (Fr. & Hök) A.H. Sm. & Thiers var. porphyrosporus
When: 2011-11-03
No herbarium specimen

Notes: under pine.

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Nice Observation
By: BakerSt10
2011-11-06 07:30:03 EST (-0500)

All the information is great also. Ken were these with Bishop or Monterey Pine?
thanks, Phil

Thank You Darv,
By: Ken Stavropoulos (pennybun)
2011-11-04 20:40:53 EDT (-0400)

Thanks for the info.

No net
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-11-04 20:28:19 EDT (-0400)

These are common on the west coast and go by two names Porphyrellus porphyrosporus or Tylopilus porphyrosporus. As far as I know, the variety is Tylopilus porphyrosporus var. porphyrosporus. According to Wolfe, Tylopilus porphyrosporus var. olivaceobrunneus should have a reticulated net on the stipe covering half to one third of it and has been found in Oregon.

Wolfe, Carl B. 1979. Austroboletus and Tylopilus Subgenus Porphyrellus With Emphasis on North American Taxa: Bibliotheca Mycologica Band 69. J. Cramer, Vaduz, Germany. 148p.

When I Found them Before..
By: Ken Stavropoulos (pennybun)
2011-11-04 19:38:15 EDT (-0400)

When I Found them Before.Darv, Named it

I went back to the spot,
By: Ken Stavropoulos (pennybun)
2011-11-04 19:29:45 EDT (-0400)

Yes i found some today,.in the cooler for now.

Since this is the first MO posting for this species
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2011-11-04 00:41:22 EDT (-0400)

I have to ask what made you come to the conclusion these were different from Tylopilus porphyrosporus? The cap color seems to be within the variability seen for the later. The Bessette book says that the olivaceobrunneus variety fruits under Doug fir. Staining reactions?

If you see it again at Pt Reyes – please save a specimen
By: Tom Bruns (pogon)
2011-11-03 23:15:09 EDT (-0400)

Nice find, but if you can dry it next time, please do it.

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