Observation 93636: Paxillus Fr.
When: 2012-04-30
Who: TimmiT
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
26% (1)
Used references: “A field guide to Australian fungi” – B. Fuhrer.

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looks like
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2012-05-02 11:19:34 CDT (-0500)

an introduced Paxillus growing with introduced trees…

Leucopaxillus
By: Tex (Stopwhispering)
2012-05-02 07:30:28 CDT (-0500)

Perhaps compare to Leucopaxillus eucalyptorum. It seems like a good fit.

Edit: Hmmm, perhaps not, I think I just got excited as it specifically mentioned “..concentric zones of watermark-like patches..” It doesn’t seem very close in a few other characteristics though.

Oddly enough they sit in Agaricales rather then Boletales also.

Added better pics
By: TimmiT
2012-05-02 06:31:07 CDT (-0500)

The caps had a very ‘bolete like’ texture and appearance. It appears that Paxillus and Austropaxillus are both in the order Boletales. I didn’t realize that until I looked them up. The patterns on some of them were really cool, kind of like they were water marked.

Peculiar striations.
By: Tex (Stopwhispering)
2012-05-02 05:09:44 CDT (-0500)

That cap is really odd and very cool.

I can’t offer much help on ID, can’t even seem to find something close to it.

cool mushroom, Timm!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-04-30 12:14:21 CDT (-0500)

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