Observation 13511: Boletus rubropunctus Peck

When: 2008-08-21

Collection location: Day Pond State Park, Colchester, Connecticut, USA [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

No specimen available

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Unwarranted Splitter shenanigans!
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2014-04-29 22:38:02 -03 (-0300)
Current suggested name…
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-04-29 21:10:47 -03 (-0300)

by IF may be Leccinum, but this is not a Leccinum. It is closely related to Xerocomus and belongs in Hemileccinum. That is, if you feel that the split from Xerocomus is warranted.

Current accepted name
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-04-29 19:46:30 -03 (-0300)

Leccinum rubropunctum

Added Boletus rubropunctus
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2012-01-10 21:20:47 -03 (-0300)

Since that’s what’s currently approved. I leave it to those who have experience with the taxon and the fine points of the Boletaceae to decide which name we should be using.

Hey Thanks!
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-11-05 16:05:39 -02 (-0200)

Great thanks! that helps here…

Now there was another unknown Leccinum-type thing I saw on Long Island, which is almost out your way, if you could take a look at obs. 11411 and tell me what you think it might be? Maybe?

(It is called rex-veris right now, something very very bad has happened and all boletes are coming up as rex-veris… that needs to get fixed somehow…)

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2008-11-05 11:19:34 -02 (-0200)

I should probably be calling it Leccinum (but I’m not, yet…) I think Index Fungorum has both as acceptable.
subglabripes has a yellow stipe with yellow scales/scabers which sometimes stain pinkish, Ob 11063 is a good subglabripes.
rubropunctus has pinkish-red scales/scabers, otherwise they look very similar. 11410 is rubropunctus, I see it along with longicurvipes misidentified as subglabripes all the time.

How is it different than Leccinum subglabripes?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-11-05 05:45:22 -02 (-0200)

Is this a Boletus or a Leccinum? How is this different than Leccinum subglabripes? (or Boletus subglabripes?) What are the character here to make this one stand out? The stipe kinda makes it look like a Leccinum.

Can you take a look at obs. 11410? Is this one the same…

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