Observation 88529: Aureoboletus roxanae (Frost) Klofac

When: 2011-08-28

Collection location: Lake Bernard Frank, Rockville, Maryland, USA [Click for map]

Who: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)

No specimen available

Yellow stipe with swollen base, reticulation normally more prominent, orange-brown or yellow cap, gills non-staining.


There seems to be a ring of very large pores near the margin.

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Added another specimen
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-03-07 21:10:03 CST (-0500)

from same site – younger with redder cap.

No, it’s in Mycobank.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-03-07 12:39:25 CST (-0500)

Mycobank is the best reference right at the moment.

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-03-07 07:13:27 CST (-0500)

It is in Wikipedia, but not Index Fungorum or Mycotaxon.

This is an Aureoboletus,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-03-06 07:35:15 CST (-0500)

has been transferred in 2010.
Aureoboletus roxanae (Frost) Klofac.

Thanks Dan
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-03-06 07:26:24 CST (-0500)

B. roxanae checks out fine in the Bolete book!

Not Retiboletus ornatipes
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2012-03-03 21:06:02 CST (-0500)

Hey Martin,

The cap is too orange and the stem is too smooth for Retiboletus ornatipes. This mushroom reminds me of something I found a few years ago at Babcock state park WV.

observation 47683

Created: 2012-03-03 20:50:29 CST (-0500)
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