Observation 83721: Boletus edulis var. grandedulis Arora & Simonini

When: 2011-11-29

Collection location: DeLaveaga Park, Santa Cruz, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Christopher (seepee)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

-43% (3)
Recognized by sight: Darker stalk, white frost around the edge of cap, growth in mostly oak
85% (5)
Recognized by sight: a typical Queen at this age should be significantly darker and more frosted, often with a slightly different stipe shap and a neater rounder cap… it’s hard to explain with this species pair.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Jeff Riedenauer (Tamsenite)
2011-12-01 00:44:31 PST (-0800)

I’m pretty sure there is a pine nearby.

It is interesting how these are often under coast live oak in Santa Cruz
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-11-30 17:32:11 PST (-0800)

but mostly under pine in other places.

By: BlueCanoe
2011-11-30 11:00:39 PST (-0800)

Color, reticulation, shape look like B. edulis to me.

Created: 2011-11-30 09:28:22 PST (-0800)
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