When: 2009-08-24

Collection location: Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

Specimen available

Found in open oak woods. Colors on cap and stem seem to light for G. castaneus. Note damaged area on pores which has stained orangish.


Copyright © 2009 Dave in NE PA
Copyright © 2009 Dave in NE PA

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The area where I found this one
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-12-27 08:49:35 MST (-0700)

produces a lot of G. castaneus. Given that subalbellus seems to favor coastal regions, this one is probably just a pale castaneus. I had wondered about the amber brown stain on the hole in the pore surface. I do see a lot of variation in the color schemes for castaneus.