When: 2014-04-06

Collection location: Minyon Falls, New South Wales, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Steve Axford (steveaxford)

No specimen available

There were lots of these shaggy boletes growing near the top of Minyon Falls, where it is a wet sclerophyll forest. I couldn’t identify this purple species though it is similar (except the colour) to Boletellus ananaeceps.


Immature specimen
Mature specimen

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
81% (1)
Recognized by sight: Moderately scaly pileus with some whitish in the scales. Stipe is usually white although some pale red may sneak in. Name is in press at the moment – still waiting for official publication in Austral. Syst. Bot. later this year.

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