Observation 167471: Boletus atkinsonii Peck

When: 2014-06-15

Collection location: Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)

No specimen available

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Based on chemical features: KOH and ammonia changed cap & stalk orangish
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Didn’t really see a flash
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2014-06-16 14:04:15 EDT (-0400)

but it did resolve to orangish / light brown

Ammonia test?
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2014-06-16 13:50:30 EDT (-0400)

According to Kuo, “Ammonia flashing purple to magenta, then resolving to purplish or brownish on cap surface”.