Observation 169559: Boletus separans Peck

When: 2014-07-09

Collection location: Red Rock, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Phil Yeager (gunchky)

No specimen available

Caps 45-110 mm. convex to plane. Stipe 60- 105 mm. × 14-38 mm at apex, enlarging to base, white near apex, tinged pinkish red below; fine white reticulations at apex, reddish-brown reticulations on the lower two-thirdsof stipe. Base has fine brown rhizoides. Stipe solid with a white context and unchanging when cut.
Pileal context white,unchanging when cut. Pores and tubes white becoming yellowish in age. Margin entire, incurved when young, becoming decurved to uplifted. Pores on older specimens angular near stipe. Found in mixed woods, maily Hickory, Ash, Hemlock and someb Oak.
Pilepellis stains light green in KOH, Bluish-green (aquamarine) in NH4OH, and neg. in FeSO4. Pileal context, neg with all chems. Stipitipellis light green in KOH, Aquamarine in NH4OH, neg. in FeSO4. Stipe context neg. in all chems. All of the species in these photos reacted to the chemicals in exactly the same manner.


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