Observation 159705: Boletellus ananiceps (Berk.) Singer

When: 2014-02-13

Collection location: Cape Hillsborough National Park, Queensland, Australia [Click for map]

-19.0722° 149.0517° 100m

Who: Roy Halling (royh)

No specimen available

Growing on soil in dry sclerophyll with Eucalyptus sp., Acacia sp. Typically ‘fruiting’ at base of living trees, from under downed wood or from under rocks.

Pileus flesh is yellow and quickly stains blue; stipe flesh is white and stains brownish orange. Spores are ribbed and and lack cross striae.


Manipulated to shady spot for imaging.

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Recognized by sight: Ochre scales overlaying a pink ground color; white stipe that bruises brown. Sterile veil attached to pileus margin. Occasionally with a red zone at stipe apex. Tubes quickly bluing.

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