Observation 21660: Phylloporus rhodoxanthus (Schwein.) Bres.

When: 2009-06-03

Collection location: New Port Richey, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Erica Urbanovitch (erica)

No specimen available

Observed growing on the lawn, under a Turkey Oak. Pileus about 11 cm, dry, no visible exudate (latex or milk). Spores olive green, flesh yellow, and did not change color when bruised.



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Used references: Audubon Field Guide, similar to Gilled Bolete, but with larger cap (by an inch) and flesh not blue when bruised. Not near conifers, except a pine tree about ten feet away.

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not a bad guess Erica…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-06-04 11:09:48 CDT (-0500)

since both Paxillus and Phylloporus are related to the boletes! This is where that underside shot is essential, and learning to discriminate between many similar species takes time…good job!

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