Public Description of Boletus barrowsii Thiers & A.H. Sm.

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Name: Boletus barrowsii Thiers & A.H. Sm.
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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales
Family: Boletaceae


General Description:

Cap: 5-20 cm; convex, becoming broadly convex or almost flat; dry; dull; smooth; whitish.

Pore Surface: Whitish and appearing “stuffed” when young, becoming yellow or olive yellow; not bruising; 1-2 pores per mm at maturity; tubes to 2 cm deep.

Stem: 6-20 cm long; 2-6 cm thick; equal, or frequently club-shaped, especially when young; solid; whitish; not bruising, but sometimes developing brownish hues; finely reticulate.

Flesh: White; not staining on exposure.

Odor and Taste: Pleasant; not distinctive.

Chemical Reactions: Ammonia orange on cap surface; yellow on flesh. Iron salts gray on flesh.

Spore Print: Olive brown.

Spores 13-15 × 4-5 µ; smooth; subfusiform; yellowish in KOH. Hymenial cystidia mostly cylindric to subclavate; hyaline in KOH; to about 50 × 10 µ. Pileipellis a cutis of cylindric hyphae 4-6 µ wide.


Distribution:

Mycorrhizal with ponderosa pine and occasionally with spruce in the Southwest and in Colorado—and with coastAL live oak on the West Coast; growing alone, scattered, or gregariously; summer and fall (monsoon season) in the Southwest—fall and winter on the West Coast; ranging as far north as British Columbia.


Habitat:

With ponderosa pine and occasionally with spruce and with coastAL live oak on the West Coast;


Uses:

Edible


References:

Kuo, M. (2007, December). Boletus barrowsii. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/boletus_barrowsii.html

http://www.speciesfungorum.org/...


Notes:

Current Name:
Boletus barrowsii Thiers & A.H. Sm., Mycotaxon 3(2): 262 (1976)


Description author: walt sturgeon (Request Authorship Credit)


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