Observation 98105: Boletus L.
When: 2008-09-14
No herbarium specimen

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I assume the name “Boletus campestris group”
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-06-24 08:34:45 PDT (-0700)

does not include B. fraternus, which is listed in the Big NA book as a seperate species. Otherwise I’d give Noah’s proposal an “I’d call it that.”

…Although there are a few traits here that remind me more of campestris than fraternus; thickness of stipe and solitary growth habit.

Ah, a fine…
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2012-06-23 19:43:09 PDT (-0700)

specimen from the bicolor section — good luck keying this one out even with the help of B-R-B! Patricularly striking is the solid red color scheme with a very dull yellow color of the pore surface. I see a trace of bluing in the middle of the stipe. I’ve definitely encountered something very similar here in NJ that invariably defied identification…

Thanks Andrew
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-06-23 19:05:17 PDT (-0700)

for the underside photo. I don’t have a clue. That is a very nice red cap.

I took this photo years ago
By: Andrew Durso (amdurso)
2012-06-23 17:47:44 PDT (-0700)

but I have a photo of the underside, I will upload it.

Let it grow up
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-06-23 17:43:36 PDT (-0700)

then photograph the underside

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