Observation 24155: Xanthoconium purpureum Snell & E.A. Dick

When: 2009-08-09

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

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purple and sweet!
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-08-09 08:08:33 PDT (-0700)

Unlike other purple boletes, this one is not bitter. In fact, the flavor is distinctly sweet, more like saccharine than sugar though. I suspect this mushroom might make a good edible.

wow! that’s quite the colorful bolete!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-08-09 07:59:51 PDT (-0700)

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