Under conifers: spruce, hemlock, fir. Found two frbs together, the larger one about 7 cm.

Flesh white, stains blue quickly when cut, then settles at yellow. No particular odor.

Basidia 2-spored, ~20+4 x 11. Most spores 11-13 × 5.

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Columella present.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-09-24 09:56:10 CDT (-0500)

Red–tipped pore tubes, staining consistent with Gastroboletus. Spore size looks Similar. Gastroboletus ruber should have spores 12.5 microns long or longer.

Great find, Sava! If comfirmed, extension of known range.