Observation 193396: Boletus rubripes Thiers (Site ID) (Caloboletus rubripes)

When: 2014-11-22

Collection location: Jackson Demonstration State Forest, Mendocino Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: A. Klein (kakaos)

No specimen available

Notes:
Somebody else tasted the cap four days after collection, said it was kind of bitter.

Stipe was infested with various bugs/larvae.

Images

Context turned a little blue when exposed to air
Result of 3% KOH test on hymenium
Close up on pores, blue bruising

Proposed Names

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Used references: Used “Field Guide to Mushrooms of Western North America”
Based on microscopic features: Based on spores

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