Observation 8873: Heimioporus betula (Schwein.) E. Horak
When: 2008-08-05
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

50% (6)
Recognized by sight
85% (6)
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Used references
Based on microscopic features: The spores are punctate (have little holes) like some Austroboletus sp., but the spore color is olive brown like Heimioporus.
3% (2)
Recognized by sight: Please vote against this name, but do dot delete it. This name was published in a very well respected field guide. Showing the old (deprecated) name here allows for a continuity of nomenclature that otherwise would be obscure.
Used references: Gary Lincoff’s National Audubon Society Field Guide to Mushrooms, page 563, color plate 407, 18th edition, 2004.

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Same fungus
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2009-05-02 00:26:55 JST (+0900)

Different names, same fungus. See my comment on observation 8638.

holy cow!
By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2009-05-01 07:33:45 JST (+0900)

that thing looks neat!
great find.

Synonyms right?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2009-05-01 05:44:37 JST (+0900)

I take it that Boletellus betula, Austroboletus betula and Heimioporus betula all refer to the same taxon and the first two should be deprecated. I have gone ahead and done that. Please let me know if there are actually separate taxa being referred to here.

By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2008-12-17 12:22:05 JST (+0900)

Nice find Dan, I love the colouration of the stipe!

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