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Observation 288905: Leccinum Gray

When: 2017-08-28

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

Who: Phil Yeager (gunchky)

No specimen available

Near Oak, and Black Birch.
Cap 31-44 mm
Stipe 6.5-7 cm x 11 mm at apex, solid, white basal mycelium.
KOH and NH4OH both seemed to produce yellowish orange or simply lightened the cap. FeSO4 on cap was red-brown to blackish.
No reaction on flesh with KOH and NH4OH,but FeSO4 showed grey-grey black.
KOH on pores light yrellow brown, and grey/grey brown or grey black to olive.
Stip: KOH-yellow orange: FeSO4-blackish.
Thinking L. albellum or L. pseudoscaber.


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