Observation 22292: Boletellus obscurecoccineus (Höhn.) Singer

When: 2009-02-12

Collection location: Central Station, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Roy Halling (royh)

Specimen available

Notes:
Growing on sand under mixed Myrtaceae (Syncarpia, Lophostemon). White basal mycelium not seen in image. Stipe color can be variable.

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Widely scattered and assembled for group photo.

Proposed Names

94% (3)
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Recognized by sight: Not cyanescent, small stature, red cap, white basal mycelium, finely scabrous stipe.
Based on microscopic features: Finely ribbed spores without cross striae.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Thank you Roy for the wealth of details on this beautiful bolete.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-06-18 08:53:05 CDT (-0500)

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