Observation 91252: Aureoboletus flaviporus (Earle) Klofac

When: 2012-03-21

Collection location: Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve, Solano Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

Specimen available

Growing under oak alongside the trail, the cap was somewhat sticky, especially after spending some time in the fridge.

Proposed Names

-63% (4)
Recognized by sight
60% (2)
Recognized by sight: Status is more like Boletus than Suillus and I don’t see any evidence of a veil or suilloid stalk ornamentation.
68% (3)
Recognized by sight: Based on the habitat, status, sticky cap and bright yellow pores.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Aureoboletus xerulaellis var. speculosis
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-03-30 13:01:48 CST (-0500)
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2012-03-29 22:42:57 CST (-0500)
It came out easily
By: Byrain
2012-03-29 21:53:49 CST (-0500)

I dug around the base with my fingers and then simply pulled it out. I didn’t really know what to think when I first saw it.

Wild tap root!
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2012-03-29 21:39:35 CST (-0500)

Never seen anything like that on a bolete. How did you dig it up?

Created: 2012-03-29 21:12:49 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2012-03-30 12:51:25 CST (-0500)
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