Observation 23502: Boletus sensibilis Peck

found growing under pine i think white pine but oak was in the area the whole fungi stains blue upon touching it. Growing along a path used by 4-wheelers. Spore print olive brown


Proposed Names

32% (4)
Recognized by sight: found growing under white pine and Oak
Used references: Mushroomexpert.com
18% (3)
Recognized by sight: Has more of the bicolor look to it.
85% (1)
Recognized by sight

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I got the two confused
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2013-06-24 00:06:16 CDT (-0400)

I got the two confused. Its defiantly curry smelling. I went up there today and there are three starting within inches of this one, They come up every year in this spot.

When I was living on the east coast,
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2013-06-23 23:30:08 CDT (-0400)

Boletus sensibilis was considered the Curry smelling Bolete,
In the Bessette Book B. pallidoroseus repotedly smells like beef bouillon and later like rotted meat.

Smells like Curry
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2013-06-23 23:03:52 CDT (-0400)

These Boletes are not Bi-color that I found at Plum orchard lake smell like Curry. I did not include that on the description but this mushroom comes up every year in the exact same spot. I got brave enough to ingest it and well I got sick. That is when I found out about the curry thing,