Observation 11410: Leccinum rubropunctum (Peck) Singer

When: 2008-09-16

Collection location: Eastern Long Island, New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Found under oaks and other mixed hardwoods. Taste mild, and no staining reactions, spores were dark olive-brown. The cap was velvety, and the pores were this sharp lemon yellow color. Neat little guys, no idea what they are…

Species Lists



Proposed Names

-55% (1)
Recognized by sight
1% (2)
Recognized by sight: Reddish cap, lemon-yellow pores, yellow stalk flushed pinkish, no staining/bruising seen.
13% (4)
Recognized by sight: Looks like a misspelling of Boletus subglabripes, and MushroomExpert.com indicates that this is really Leccinum subglabripes.
Used references: MushroomExpert.com
82% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2008-09-24 12:36:25 BST (+0100)

There seems to be disagreement as to whether this shroom belongs in Boletus or Leccinum. Thanks for pointing out the spelling error.

Created: 2008-09-22 17:22:20 BST (+0100)
Last modified: 2018-06-10 22:01:55 BST (+0100)
Viewed: 394 times, last viewed: 2018-10-22 00:17:57 BST (+0100)