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When: 2008-09-16

Collection location: Japan [Click for map]

Who: forestwander

No specimen available

These were in abundance today. Everywhere I looked there was one attached to the bottom of the tree, or attached to roots.


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Recognized by sight: shaggy cap and veil, bright colors look similar to other members of this bolete genus…

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there IS a colorful sp. of Strobilomyces that has been recently described from Japan…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-09-17 18:27:36 CEST (+0200)

..but it doesn’t look like this one (S. mirandus). blueing is curious, too.

By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2008-09-16 12:07:33 CEST (+0200)

The first photo shows that it has pores.

They look immature. Go photograph them again in a couple of days and post the results here, and there’ll be more clues for further identification.