Observation 142053: Boletus L.

When: 2013-08-04

Collection location: Long Hunter State Park, Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

Who: Brian Adamo (adamo588)

No specimen available

6.5cm cap diameter, growing on ground under mixed hardwoods (oak, ash, beech). Olive-brown spore print. Spindle-shaped spores 12-13 × 5-6µ. KOH quickly stains cap dark red-maroon color. Species?


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Interesting find
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2013-08-08 19:54:36 CDT (-0400)

I don’t think this one is in B-R-B. Lovely colors and interesting morphology. The pore surface/color suggests it could be Xerocomus species… Did you preserve it, Brian?