When: 2011-08-07

Collection location: Wharton State Forest, Burlington Co., New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

Who: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)

No specimen available


Staining of the context with 3% KOH (aq)
Staining of the pore mouths with 3% KOH (aq)

Proposed Names

94% (3)
Used references: 1) “North American Boletes” by Bessette-Roody-Bessette
2) Wolfe, C.B., Jr.; Halling, Roy E. “TYLOPILUS GRISEOCARNEUS, a New Species From the North American Atlantic and Gulf Coast Plain” Mycologia, 81(3), 1989, pp. 342-346
3) http://www.nybg.org/bsci/res/hall/griscarn.html (a matching photograph)
Based on chemical features: Context staining orange-red with 3% KOH (vinaceus-pink according to B-R-B)

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Sweet find but I dont find it ugly,just unique!
By: Charles Seltenright Sr (Shroomin Yooper)
2011-08-09 02:09:56 PDT (-0700)
Thanks, Walter
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2011-08-08 21:00:32 PDT (-0700)

It’s certainly not a very pretty bolete, but it’s surely a rare one! It was definitely the highlight of a very successful foray in the Pine Barrens…

nice find!
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-08-08 18:44:43 PDT (-0700)