Observation 24186: Boletus fraternus group

When: 2009-08-10

Collection location: Hopatcong, New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

Who: effdub

No specimen available

Bright red cap top with yellow spongy underside of cap for older mushrooms, solid red cap with white spongy underside for juveniles. Stem is similar color to red color of cap.

Observed in groups of 2 to 5. Found in residential yard in partial shade. Near deer droppings (feces).

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:16 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Hopatcong, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA’ to ‘Hopatcong, New Jersey, USA’


Juvenile specimen with solid red cap.
Underside of juvenile specimen.
Mature mushrooms (left and top) along with younger mushroom (right).

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