A Bolete of some kind with an unfamiliar pilleus pattern and dark, burnt orange-red color on a yellow base, apparently becoming less red as the cap grows in size with more brownish-dark red patterning color on a more visible yellow base. Found near conifer and oak/hickory type trees. Small in size with these two specimens standing 3-4 inches tall. Please see second photo for a better comparison of the caps and in focus look at the stipes.
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with my collections of B. longicurvipes.
The ones with deeply pitted cap surface used to be called B. viscidocorrugis… I think this name may have also been applied to the darker-capped ones. Also called Leccinum longicurvipes.
Have you seen caps of B. longicurvipes similar to my specimens ? They are different from my few previous specimens, normally a more solid orangish shade. Is this what some look like when they are just emerging ? Thanks, Mark