Observation 8148: Tylopilus P. Karst.
When: 2008-05-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This fungi was unusually large compared to most I have seen. There were smaller examples nearby but I think they might be a slightly different species. This larger specimen was by itself and I was unable to find anymore in the vicinity the same in size and makeup.

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Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: The hymenophore is pinkish, with some pale brownish bruising, yellow orange stipe. This is another in the Tylopilus balloui consortium.

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Andy, No problem. Have sent direct reply email. Chow, kk

Can I use this?
By: Andy (enderwilson)
2010-11-24 19:29:15 CST (-0500)

This is a nice example of Phlebopus. Would it be OK for me to borrow this for a publication? Of course I would give you appropriate credit for the photo.

Really LARGE!
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-06-28 14:59:27 CDT (-0400)

According to Bruce Fuhrer, this species can have a cap over one meter in diameter and weigh 29 kg; over 63 pounds! It is the largest terrestrial fungus in Australia.

They get larger yet!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-06-28 12:36:26 CDT (-0400)

Check out this photo: http://www.anbg.gov.au/...

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