Observation 89511: Boletus L.
When: 2010-08-29
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On trail from mile marker 20. Refer to: http://mushroomobserver.org/obs/89058?q=CRPuStipe may be too small and red for:Boletus calopus orhttp://mushroomobserver.org/... appendiculatus Schaeff.http://mushroomobserver.org/observer/observation_search?pattern=Boletus+appendiculatusI realize that stipe alone does not describe a mushroom, but this observation and the one at the link above, look alike, more alike than B. calopus or B. appendiculatus.

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Recognized by sight: pale cap, pinkish stipe, yellow pores, strong blue bruising. Bitter taste would have been a good supporting feature to note – I don’t know eastern boletes all that well so I will let Noah and Bill and Walt weigh in on this name.

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So much for that theory..,
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-03-17 19:12:40 EDT (-0400)

Walt, have you seen this species? The two observations are from quite different locations, so the chance of a stray from the west would appear very remote.

Boletus rubripes
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-03-17 11:49:24 EDT (-0400)

a species usually found west of the Mississippi River, with no records on this site from Eastern North America.

This isn’t B. appendiculatus,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-03-17 05:33:28 EDT (-0400)

you should have tasted it if it is bitter. I believe it to belong to the Calopodes.

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