Observation 199930: Tylopilus P. Karst.

When: 2013-07-22

Collection location: Fairmont Springs, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Phil Yeager (gunchky)

No specimen available

Terrestrial in mixed woods. Tsugae, Betula, and some Quercus.


Proposed Names

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Used references: North American Boletes
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Recognized by sight: There are a few eastern NA bitter pale Tylopilus species.

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Phil, I think the gray cap color…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-02-27 16:44:46 PST (-0800)

and pale stipe favors violatinctus. Rubrobrunneus is usually more brown and or deeper purple on the cap. Stipe is most often more brownish with olive-mottled areas.