Observation 97420: Tylopilus plumbeoviolaceus (Snell & E.A. Dick) Singer
When: 2012-06-15
No herbarium specimen

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44% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: BRB pg. 268
14% (3)
Used references: Looks a lot like other pics here on MO

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Could very well be T. plumbeoviolaceus
By: Kristine (JanusGD)
2012-06-16 05:01:53 CEST (+0200)

Tough one here. I really didn’t get “purple” when I observed it but it didn’t bruise “olivaveous-brown” either. I defer to the MO experts :)

Looks more like T. plumbeoviolaceus to me
By: Arkansas Traveler (Arkansas Traveler )
2012-06-16 04:05:31 CEST (+0200)

T. rubobrunneus has a pale colored stipe that bruised olivaveous-brown. The purple colored stipe suggests to me T. plumbeoviolaceus

By: vjp
2012-06-16 03:25:55 CEST (+0200)

stem of the second picture looks purplish to me. You know best though and no purple means it’s not Tylopilus plumbeoviolaceus.

I’m not sure I’d call the color purple.
By: Kristine (JanusGD)
2012-06-16 03:06:14 CEST (+0200)

I’m not sure I’d call the color purple. The photo is pretty accurate to what the color actually looked like. Sort of a deep gray with just a hint of red hue.

By: vjp
2012-06-16 01:19:08 CEST (+0200)

American Boletes doesn’t mention Tylopilus rubrobrunneus having purple hues on the stem

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