When: 2013-08-25

Collection location: Sprain Ridge Park, West Chester Co., New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: pat (serratedlips)

No specimen available

Notes:
Habitat: Found growing on the ground in a deciduous woods.
Gills: tan\cream bolete – bruised to brown.
Stem: Light Orange. Tan\white on the inside.
Cap: Orange. Smooth, dry. No color change was observed.
Spore print: Medium Brown
Odor: Pleasantly shroomy
Bruising: Bruises brown fairly quickly

Images

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OrangeBolete.JPG

Proposed Names

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Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified.

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I find this under Beech in NJ ..
By: Linas Kudzma (baravykas)
2013-08-27 21:33:48 CDT (-0500)

in a dependable spot year after year. What an unnatural color! An amazing bolete!

pat
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-08-25 18:53:50 CDT (-0500)

You rock! Let me know what else you find growing under Beech. As it is not as frequently encountered as oak, it seems to get ignored, but I suspect it will have a lot of associations. It may have been well studied and I don’t know it…, check this one:
http://mushroomobserver.org/85297?q=1S2fx
and this:
http://mushroomobserver.org/66555?q=1S2fx

Whoops!
By: pat (serratedlips)
2013-08-25 15:23:08 CDT (-0500)

I think you’re right Martin, it was near a Beech tree. Apologies.

I have found
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-08-25 14:14:42 CDT (-0500)

T. balloui to be normally under Beech – I don’t know if that is diagnostic or if Elm is also often a host. I am amazed at the number of references to Elm. Isn’t that essentially a (temporarily) extinct tree?