Growing on a lawn near Betula sp. Quercus sect. Lobatae further away. Stems smooth and tapered toward the base. Caps not areolate. Pores radially arranged at the apex of the stem and almost gill-like. Pores and context bluing quickly. Context yellow.

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44% (2)
Used references: Boletes of Eastern North America
29% (1)
Recognized by sight: BLAST hits

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“Hortiboletus rubellus”
By: Django Grootmyers (heelsplitter)
2019-01-13 13:00:57 PST (-0800)

This appears to be a common species in eastern North America based on BLAST hits. Most are listed as Hortiboletus rubellus or campestris but this taxon doesn’t appear to be very close to sequences of H. rubellus from Europe

B. sub
By: Jason Bolin (
2017-11-22 05:31:42 PST (-0800)

Nice examples Django!

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