Observation 22278: Austroboletus eburneus Watling & N.M. Gregory

When: 2009-06-09

Collection location: Ungowa Rd. near Ungowa, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Roy Halling (royh)

Specimen available

The stickiness of the basidiomata is nearly glue-like and is extremely bitter.


Extremely fresh material.
This image from a nearby locality (road from Central Station to Eurong) shows older basidomata with yellower colors.

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Recognized by sight: Sticky, suede-like, yellowish white to creamy colored pileus surface, alveolate-reticulate stipe, porphyry pink hymenophore.
Used references: Watling & Gregory (1986) protocol for species.
Based on microscopic features: Barely visible punctate ornamentation of spores.

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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