Observation 9674: Boletus tenax A.H. Sm. & Thiers
When: 2008-08-19
Who: FunGuy
No herbarium specimen


These have very hard caps. The underside of the cap is yellowish and “sponge like”. These were very tough to remove from the lawn they were in as they were attached strongly to the grass.

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Recognized by sight: heavy reticulation on pinkish upper stipe
Used references: Roy Halling’s suggestion

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B. tenax
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2011-08-30 11:22:42 CDT (-0500)

most likely. Smith & Thiers mention this “tenacity”

Created: 2008-08-19 16:15:39 CDT (-0500)
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