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When: 2013-06-07

Collection location: Oxford Co., Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: vjp

Specimen available

Growing from Fagus grandifolia, taste is very bitter, odor is not distinctive, stem bruises brown, KOH reaction is rusty brown, spores 7.25×4.3


Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
Used references: “North American Species of Pholiota”
Based on microscopic features
Based on chemical features: KOH – rusty brown

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By: vjp
2013-06-24 05:02:25 CST (+0800)

“lessthanthems” were rotten so no pictures-observations. I think they were in the L. scabrum group. We’ve only seen one bolete since – Suillus species. It’s been a weird summer here. Got wet snow flurries after you left and lows in the 30’s last week. Most summer species are still in hiding.

attn: brothers Veitch
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-06-22 02:48:53 CST (+0800)

where are the post-rain Leccinum observations? my curiosity is still running high.