When: 2008-08-08

Collection location: Warwick, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

Specimen available

Cap, 6-10cm wide, convex, becoming plane, grayish-brown, more grey when young, becoming browner with age, apppressed-fibrillose, moist. Flesh creamy white unchanging in cap, staining reddish in stalk.
Stalk, 6-9cm long 1.5-2.5 thick, equal, whitish with brick red (staining?) reticulation whitish staining reddish-brown.
Pores whitish when young, becoming yellowish, staining brownish.
Taste slightly bitter, odor not distinctive.
Growing under Hemlock.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:29 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA’ to ‘Warwick, Massachusetts, USA’

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By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2016-04-23 11:33:18 CDT (-0500)

My best guess would be R. griseus var. fuscus. I find it in pure pitch pine stands of the NJ coastal plains. I don’t know if it would be mycorrhizal with the hemlock though…